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Landpower in the Long War: Projecting Force After 9/11

Jason W. Warren

Abstract

Landpower in the Long War is the first holistic account of the projection of landpower during the wars of post-9/11. Moving beyond the existing accounts of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the book includes vital chapters on socio-cultural and institutional factors that influence the power-projection of American landpower. Although there are a number of positive accounts herein, such as the recounting of successful humanitarian missions, the underlying theme is one of the need for landpower reform better to achieve U.S. strategic objectives. This is not an account of why America has looked t ... More

Keywords: landpower, reform, counterinsurgency, interagency, strategy, Army institution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780813177571
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813177571.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jason W. Warren, editor
Fort Meade, United States Army

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Contents

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Foreword

Daniel P. Bolger

Introduction

Jason W. Warren

Part I The Strategic Underpinnings of US Landpower

3 Strategic Landpower

Joel Hillison

Part II The Projection of US Landpower

6 Denying Sanctuary

Gregory Roberts

8 Mountain Storm

Paul Westermeyer and Mark Balboni

Part III Other Purveyors of Landpower

9 Not Only Above, But Among

William Waddell

10 The Damaged Alliance

Edward A. Gutiérrez

Part IV The US Army as a Landpower Institution

14 On Headquarters

John A. Bonin

Part V Landpower’s Influence on Society

16 Landpower and Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief

Charles Luke, Chris Bowers, and Alex Willard

17 Willing and Qualified

Jacqueline E. Whitt

Epilogue

J. Casey Doss