Accession Number:

ADA509428

Title:

Strategic Vision Workshop -- Land Power in the 21st Century (CSL Issue Paper, Volume 8-09, July 2009)

Descriptive Note:

Issue paper

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA CENTER FOR STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The Center for Strategic Leadership CSL, United States Army War College USAWC, in conjunction with Headquarters, Department of the Army HQDA Staff and in cooperation with National Security Faculty and Researchers at Texas AM University, Bush School of Government, Scowcroft Institute, co-hosted a February 2009 workshop entitled Strategic Vision Workshop Land Power in the 21st Century. The workshops purpose was to assist the Army Staff in analyzing Grand Strategic choices and the impact these choices have on the use of land power in the 21st Century. The workshop took an indepth look at the various strategic choices that the United States must face in its development of a future National Grand Strategy. The event brought together experts from academic and research departments of the U.S. Army War College and Texas AM University along with representatives from the Department of the Army Staff and other relevant organizations. This iteration of the Strategic Vision Workshop was a continuation of previous workshops conducted in the greater Boston area that involved the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The results of these previous workshops were reported in a May 2008 CSL Issue Paper, Volume 5-08. Similar to previous workshops, the construct used to outline the strategic choices facing the nation were organized by elements of national power Diplomatic, Information, Military, and Economic. The following several paragraphs summarize the discussions between national security experts at the Scowcroft Institute and members of both the USAWC and HQDA Staff.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE