Parameters Summer 2021 Issue

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May 24, 2021
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Diplomacy and International Relations, Government and Public Service, Military History
The US Army War College Quarterly, Parameters
Vol. 51, No. 2 • Summer 2021
Table of Contents
From the Editor in Chief

In Focus: Senior Leader Dissent

"Matthew Ridgway and the Value of Persistent Dissent"
Conrad C. Crane
Two Sides of COIN

"COIN Doctrine Is Wrong"
M. Chris Mason

"Toward Successful COIN: Shining Path’s Decline"
Darren Colby

Allies and Partners
"Europe: A Strategy for a Regional and Middle Power"
Jean-Yves Haine and Cynthia Salloum

"Greater Security Cooperation: US Allies in Europe and East Asia"
Tongfi Kim and Luis Simón

Strategy and Doctrine

"The Coercive Logic of Militant Drone Use"
Austin C. Doctor and James I. Walsh
"JDN 2-19: Hitting the Target but Missing the Mark"
Ann Mezzell and J. Wesley Hutto

"Integrated Planning and Campaigning for Complex Problems"
Robert S. Ehlers Jr. and Patrick Blannin

Review and Reply

On “The Politics of Oath-Taking”
David J. Wasserstein and Jimmie R. Montgomery
The Author Replies
Marybeth P. Ulrich
Armed Forces and Society

The Sexual Economy of War: Discipline and Desire in the US Army
By Andrew Byers
Reviewed by Jennifer Mittelstadt
Irregular Warfare
The ISIS Reader: Milestone Texts of the Islamic State Movement
By Haroro J. Ingram, Craig Whiteside, and Charlie Winter
Reviewed by Robert J. Bunker

Small Arms: Children and Terrorism
By Mia Bloom with John Horgan
Reviewed by José de Arimatéia da Cruz
Niche Wars: Australia in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001–2014
Edited by John Blaxland, Marcus Fielding,and Thea Gellerfy
Reviewed by Russell W. Glenn

Cities at War: Global Insecurity and Urban Resistance
Edited by Mary Kaldor and Saskia Sassen
Reviewed by John P. Sullivan
Military History
Brotherhood in Combat: How African Americans Found Equality in Korea and Vietnam
By Jeremy P. Maxwell
Reviewed by Douglas Bristol Jr.

Women of Empire: Nineteenth-Century Army Officers’ Wives in India and the U.S. West
By Verity McInnis
Reviewed by Jody M. Prescott

1774: The Long Year of Revolution
By Mary Beth Norton
Reviewed by Gerald J. Krieger

Regional Studies

The Battle for Pakistan: The Bitter US Friendship and a Tough Neighbourhood
By Shuja Nawaz
Reviewed by James P. Farwell

China’s Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia
By Daniel S. Markey
Reviewed by Andrew Scobell

Moscow Rules: What Drives Russia to Confront the West
By Keir Giles
Reviewed by Jake Shelton

Strategic Leadership

The Return of Great Power Rivalry: Democracy versus Autocracy from the Ancient World to the U.S. and China
By Matthew Kroenig
Reviewed by Gerald J. Krieger

The Last Card: Inside George W. Bush’s Decision to Surge in Iraq
Edited by Timothy Andrews Sayle,
Jeffrey A. Engel, Hal Brands, and William Inboden
Reviewed by Steven Metz

Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime
By David Barno and Nora Bensahel
Reviewed by Zachary Griffiths

Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World
By Fareed Zakaria
Reviewed by Gerald J. Krieger

Technology and War

Killer Apps: War, Media, Machine
By Jeremy Packer and Joshua Reeves
Reviewed by Zac Rogers
Contact Info: 

Lori Janning, Acting Managing Editor, The US Army War College Quarterly, Parameters