Strategic Insights (SI) was published by the Department of National Security Affairs Center on Contemporary Conflict from 2002 – 2011. The E-journal is currently on hiatus until funding is renewed. We invite you to search for particular papers or browse the SI collection that extends over ten volumes and includes work by junior and senior scholars in the field. SI published peer-reviewed articles as well as viewpoints that address issues of interest to the makers and executors of U.S. national security policy.

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  • The perilous slog of asymmetric warfare: a better way forward in Afghanistan; Strategic Insights; Vol. 9, Issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2010) 

    Masellis, Nick M. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010);
    The situation on the ground in Afghanistan remains tenuous. Despite a strategy that has been under the auspices of a population-centric counterinsurgency (COIN) campaign—as presented by General McChrystal, officially ...
  • Trouble, Strategic Insight 

    Moran, Daniel (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2002-12-02);
    The world was on fire. Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland: gone. France, a Great Power by any reckoning eighteen months before, had been crushed by German armies in a matter of weeks. The Balkans and North Africa were ablaze. ...
  • The U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Relationship, Strategic Insights 

    Muhammad, Raza (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-06);
    This dialogue for long-term security and cooperation in the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Partnership is an excellent concept. The more such dialogues we have the greater the depth and breadth this relationship will have. This ...
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