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Strategic Studies Quarterly. Volume 2, Number 4, Winter 2008

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This issue of Strategic Studies Quarterly begins with an editorial titled, Charting a Strategic Course in Interesting Times, by Lt Gen Allen G. Peck, USAF. Feature articles are as follows Transformation in the French Air Force in an Era of Change, by General darmee aerienne Stephane Abrial In Service to the Nation...Air Force Research Institute Strategic Concept for 2018-2023, by Gen John A. Shaud, USAF, Retired Understanding Airpower Bonfire of the Fallacies, by Colin S. Gray Living in Interesting Times The Economics of a Chinese Currency Attack, by Col Jeffrey E. Haymond, USAF A Strategic Conversation about National Missile Defense, by 1st Lt Alexi A. LeFevre, USAF and Why Did It All Go Wrong Reassessing British Counterinsurgency in Iraq, by Warren Chin. Book reviews in this issue focus on the following books Why the Middle East Lagged Behind The Case of Iran, by Kazem Alamdari, reviewed by Robert B. Kane, PhD War of Annihilation Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941, by Geoffrey P. Megargee, reviewed by Douglas Peifer, PhD Hegemony and Power Consensus and Coercion in Contemporary Politics, by Mark Haugaard and Howard H. Lentner, reviewed by Maj Rhett Champagne, USAF Beating Goliath Why Insurgencies Win, by Jeffrey Record, reviewed by Anthony C. Cain, PhD Globalization and the Future of the Welfare State, edited by Miguel Glatzer and Dietrich Rueschemeyer, reviewed by David A. Anderson, PhD Shopping for Bombs Nuclear Proliferation, Global Insecurity, and the Rise and Fall of the A. Q. Khan Network, by Gordon Corera, reviewed by William Thayer Dictatorship of the Air Aviation Culture and the Fate of Modern Russia, by Scott W. Palmer, reviewed by Lt Col Winston A. Gould, USAF Regime Change A U.S. Strategy through the Prism of 911, by Robert Litwak, reviewed by Aliyu Bello and Making Sense of War Strategy for the 21st Century, by Alan Stephens and Nicola Baker, reviewed by John R. Reese, PhD.

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  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Antimissile Defense Systems
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

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