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Volume 6, Number 3, Summer 2009 "The Adaptive Army" (pdf, 1.7MB)

  • Editorial
  • The Adaptive Army Initiative Lieutenant General K J Gillespie
  • Measuring Success and Failure in an Adaptive Army Lieutenant Colonel Mick Ryan
  • Adaptive Campaigning and the Need to Empower our Junior Leaders to Deliver the I'm an Australian Soldier Initiative: A Continuing Challenge for the Commander and the RSM Warrant Officer Class One David Ashley
  • OODA Versus ASDA: Metaphors at War Justin Kelly and Mike Brennan
  • Fixed, Determined, Inviolable Military Organisational Culture and Adaptation Lieutenant Colonel Scott Winter
  • The Foundation for an Adaptive Approach: Insights from the Science of Complex Systems Alex Ryan
  • Solving Twenty-First Century Problems with Cold War Metaphors: Reconciling the Army's Future Land Operating Concept with Doctrine Lieutenant Colonel Chris Smith
  • Adapt or Die: Operational Design and Adaptation Lieutenant Colonel Trent Scott
  • Learning to Leverage New Media: The Israeli Defence Forces in Recent Conflicts Lieutenant General William B Caldwell IV , US Army
  • Tactical Generals: Leaders, Technology, and the Perils of Battlefield Micromanagement Dr P W Singer
  • Smug and Complacent? Operation TELIC: the need for critical analysis Dr Daniel Marston
  • How Stupid Are We? Lieutenant Colonel Richard King
  • Killing Civilians: Method, Madness and Morality in War by Hugo Slim Reviewed by Dr Narelle Biedermann
  • The Proud 6th: An illustrated history of the 6th Australian Division, 1939-45 by Mark Johnston Reviewed by Phil Bradley
  • Chemical Warfare in Australia: Australia's Involvement in Chemical Warfare 1914-1945 by Geoff Plunkett Reviewed by John Donovan
  • Forgotten ANZACS: The Campaign in Greece, 1941 by Peter Ewer Reviewed by Glyn Harper
  • Australian Battalion Commanders in the Second World War by Garth Pratten Reviewed by Craig Stockings
  • Bad Strategies: How Major Powers Fail in Counterinsurgency by James S Corum Reviewed by Campbell Micallef

Volume 6, Number 2, Winter 2009 (pdf, 1.6MB)

  • Editorial
  • The Adaptive Officer: Think, Communicate and Influence Colonel John Hutcheson
  • How Much is Enough in Afghanistan? Major General Jim Molan
  • Thoughts for Australian Planners in Afghanistan Lieutenant Colonel Brett Chaloner
  • A Proactive Mental Approach: Lessons of a Contemporary Combat Team Commander Major J M Greenshields
  • Support to Operation Victorian Fires Assist: Four Lessons in Defence Base Support Colonel Chris Field
  • Beyond Cultural Awareness: Anthropology as an Aid to the Formulation and Execution of Military Strategy in the Twenty-First Century Colonel Roger Noble
  • A Somewhat Heretical Proposal for the Future of Communications in the Army Reserve Major P J Beor
  • The Army Community of Practice: Becoming a Learning Environment Warrant Officer Class One Glynn Potter
  • Preparing Our Soldiers for Operations Within Complex Human Terrain Environments Major Jason Hayes
  • Deadly Pride and the Infamous Case of Post 11 Craig Stockings
  • Enhancing Platoon Groups: Adaption, Diffusion and Empowerment in Land Warfare Captain Benjamin Watson
  • The Accidental Guerrilla by David Kilcullen Reviewed by Peter Mansoor
  • Power and Military Effectiveness: The Fallacy of Democratic Triumphalism by Michael C Desch Reviewed by Ross Mallett
  • A Thousand Miles of Battles: The Saga of the Australian Light Horse in WW1 by Ian Jones Reviewed by Jean Bou
  • Between Victor and Vanquished ATIS Interrogators in the Pacific War by Arthur Page Reviewed by Colonel Terry McCullagh
  • Extraordinary Justice: Military Tribunals in Historical and International Context by Peter Judson Richards Reviewed by Wing Commander Terence O'Connor
  • The Secret War: A True History of Queensland's Native Police by Jonathan Richards Reviewed by Major Murray Stewart
  • The War of Ideas: Jihad Against Democracy by Walid Phares Reviewed by Lieutenant Colonel Jason Thomas

Volume 6, Number 1, Autumn 2009 (pdf, 2.0MB)

  • Editorial
  • Know Thy Enemy & Thyself: Understanding the Gravity of our Japanese Threat Bob Wurth
  • Taking Tactics from the Taliban: Tactical Principles for Commanders Major Michael Bassingthwaighte
  • Defending the Indefensible: The Defence of Superior Orders for War Crimes Warrant Officer Class Two Brad Copelin
  • The Role of the Military Police in Enhancing ADF-AFP Interoperability on Peace and Stability Operations Captain Damian Eaton
  • Civil-Military Cooperation in Complex Emergencies Susan Hutchinson
  • Humint-Centric Operations: The Way Forward for Australian Land Forces in Complex Environments Major Brett Mousley
  • Present Deficiencies in the Australian Army's Combat Engineering Equipment Antony Trentini
  • Overcoming Friction: A Model for Population-Centric Operations Katherine Phillips and Oriana Scherr
  • Bang on Target? Infantry Marksmanship and Combat Effectiveness in Vietnam Dr Bob Hall and Dr Andrew Ross
  • The Burden of Bonuses Lieutenant Colonel Phillip Hoglin
  • A Little Bit Pregnant: Israel and Partial Deterrence Dr Rodger Shanahan
  • A Case Study of Indigenous Brothers in Arms during the First World War Captain Timothy C Winegard
  • Chinas Rise Major Imogen Serfontein
  • Ethics Education in the Military by Paul Robinson, Nigel de Lee and Don Carrick (eds) Reviewed by Alan Howes and Ian Hampson and David Jackson and Stephen Coleman and Clyde Appleby and Alyssa Badgery
  • Duty First: A History of the Royal Australian Regiment (2nd edition) by David Horner and Jean Bou (eds) Reviewed by Karl James
  • To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918 by Edward G Lengel Reviewed by Dr Douglas V Johnson II
  • The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan after the Taliban by Sarah Chayes Reviewed by Lieutenant Commander Glenn Kerr
  • The Battle for Wau: New Guineas Frontline 1942-43 by Phillip Bradley Reviewed by John Moremon
  • Carry Me Home: The Life and Death of Private Jake Kovco by Dan Box Reviewed by Wing Commander Terence OConnor

Volume 5, Number 3, Summer 2008 (pdf, 1.9MB)

  • Editorial
  • An Adaptive Army Lieutenant General Ken Gillespie AO DSC CSM
  • Military Operations in the 21st Century: A Cultural Cringe? Colonel Michael Lehmann
  • Flying a Plane While in the Process of Building It: Reflections on Iraq Major Michael Scott
  • War of the People: Counterinsurgency Education for Non-Commissioned Officers Warrant Officer Michael Craig
  • Post-Operational Debriefing in the Australian Army Jennifer Medbury
  • No Casualties Please, We're Soldiers Albert Palazzo
  • What Motivates Suicide Attackers? Bombardier Alexander Howe
  • Future War Future Warfare Justin Kelly
  • Adaptive Campaigning: One Marines Perspective Major Charles Dockery, USMC
  • Adaptive Campaigning: Implications for Operational Health Support S J Neuhaus, N I Klinge, R M Mallet and D H M Saul
  • How the Army Learned to Plan but Forgot How to Think Lieutenant Colonel Richard King
  • Welfare Warfighters and Adaptive Campaigning Colonel Chris Field
  • Opening Address: 2008 Chief of Army's Military History Conference Lieutenant General Ken Gillespie AO DSC CSM
  • The Provincial Reconstruction Teams and Their Part in Stabilisation: What's in a Name? Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Jackson & Doctor Stuart Gordon
  • Avoiding the issues: David Burings review of The Minefield: An Australian tragedy in Vietnam Greg Lockhart
  • Firearms: The Life Story of a Technology by Roger Pauly Reviewed by Antony Trentini
  • The Wehrmacht: History, Myth, Reality by Wolfam Wette Reviewed by Russell A Hart
  • Robert E Lee: Icon for a Nation by Brian Holden Reid Reviewed by Scott Hopkins
  • Forgotten Lunatics of the Great War by Peter Barham Reviewed by John McCarthy
  • Counterinsurgency in Modern Warfare by Daniel Marston and Carter Malkasian (eds) Reviewed by Lieutenant Colonel Mark ONeill
  • Running the War in Iraq: An Australian general, 300,000 troops, the bloodiest conflict of our time by Jim Molan Reviewed by Albert Palazzo
  • General Sir Francis Hassett
  • Alec Jeffrey Hill

Volume 5, Number 2, Winter 2008 "Counterinsurgency" (pdf, 2.3MB)

  • Editorial
  • Introduction by the Chief of Army Lieutenant General Peter Leahy AC
  • Australia's Counterinsurgencies: A Brief History Jeff Grey
  • New Challenges and Old Concepts: Understanding 21st Century Insurgency Steven Metz
  • Back to the Future: The Enduring Characteristics of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency Lieutenant Colonel Mark ONeill
  • Learning Counterinsurgency: Observations from Soldiering in Iraq Lieutenant General David H Petraeus
  • Anbar Awakens: The Tipping Point Major Niel Smith and Colonel Sean Macfarland
  • Combating a Modern Insurgency: Combined Task Force Devil in Afghanistan Colonel Patrick Donahue and Lieutenant Colonel Michael Fenzel
  • Not Quite Counterinsurgency: A Cautionary Tale for US Forces Based on Israel's Operation Change of Direction Captain Daniel Helmer
  • Canadian Armour in Afghanistan Major Trevor Cadieu, CD
  • Air Powers Illusion? Israel's 2006 Campaign in the Lebanon Group Captain Neville Parton
  • Post-Modern Challenges for Modern Warriors Lieutenant General Sir John Kiszely
  • Defeating Insurgencies: Adaptive Campaigning and an Australian Way of War Lieutenant Colonel Trent Scott
  • Thoughts of a Practitioner: A Contribution to Australia's Counterinsurgency Doctrine Drafters Major General Jim Molan
  • The Most Reverend John Aloysius Morgan
  • Major General A L Morrison

Volume 5, Number 1, Autumn 2008 (pdf, 2.6MB)

  • Editorial
  • Reconsidering the 1968 Tet Offensive James H Willbanks
  • Contested Nation-Building: The Challenge of Countering Insurgency in Afghanistan in 2007 Colonel John Frewen
  • We Were Soldiers Once The Decline of the Royal Australian Infantry Corps? Major Jim Hammett
  • Enhancing Operational Capability: Making Infantry More Deployable Captain Greg Colton
  • Towards a National Security Strategy for Australia Major Steve Forrest
  • Australian Army Aviation and Command in the Combined Arms Environment: A Cultural Shift Required? Major Kim Gilfillan
  • Primacy and the Unipolar Moment: The Debate over American Power in an Asymmetrical World William Thomas Allison
  • From Red to Blue: China and Peacekeeping Loro Horta
  • Incentive Options for Performance-Based Logistic Contracts Elizabeth Barber
  • The Red Rats and Phuoc Tuy Captain Ian Hutchison
  • The Minefield: An Australian Tragedy in Vietnam by Greg Lockhart Reviewed by Brigadier David Buring (Retd.)
  • The Echo of Battle: The Army's Way of War by Brian McAllister Linn Reviewed by Albert Palazzo
  • Doves Over the Pacific: In Pursuit of Peace and Stability on Bougainville by Reuben R E Bowd Reviewed by Colonel Bob Breen
  • Swords and Ploughshares: Bringing Peace to the 21st Century by Paddy Ashdown Reviewed by Colonel Marcus Fielding
  • Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of US Cavalry by George F Hofmann Reviewed by Dr Jean Bou
  • 3 Para by Patrick Bishop Reviewed by James Cameron
  • Soldiers Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point by Elizabeth D Samet Reviewed by Natalia Forrest

Volume 4, Number 3, Summer 2007 (pdf, 1.9MB)

  • Editorial
  • Partnership or membership? Australia and NATO in the Global War on Terror Jeffrey Grey
  • Peak Oil And The Australian Army Major Cameron Leckie
  • Muddy Boots IO: The Rise of Soldier Blogs Major Elizabeth L. Robbins, U.S. Army
  • The combat exclusion of women in the military: paternalistic protection or military need? Major Scott Davison
  • Character and the Strategic Soldier: The Development of Moral Leadership for the All Corps Soldier Training Continuum Chaplain David Grulke and Chaplain Mark Hinton
  • Reading: The Military Profession and the Course of History Scott Hopkins
  • Hardened, Networked and Commercially Capable: Army and Contractor Support on Operations Brigadier David Saul
  • Tactical Operational Analysis Support to a Commander on Operations Colonel Andrew Condon
  • Implementing an Adaptive Approach in Non-Kinetic Counterinsurgency Operations Lieutenant Colonel Mick Ryan
  • The 1st Australian Division in 1917: A snapshot Lieutenant Colonel Robert Stevenson
  • Engineers in Counterinsurgency: A Different Approach Major F. J. Cross
  • Contemporary perspectives on private military contractors Reviewed by Antony Trentini
  • The Torch and the Sword: A History of the Army Cadet Movement in Australia, by Craig Stockings Reviewed by Lieutenant General John Coates (Retd)
  • Vietnam: The Australian War by Paul Ham Reviewed by Brigadier John Essex-Clark (Retd)
  • Everyday Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam Among Palestinians in Lebanon by Bernard Rougier Reviewed by Lieutenant Colonel Jason Thomas
  • Taken By Force: Rape and American GIs in Europe during World War II, by J Robert Lilly Reviewed by Narelle Biedermann
  • Prisoners of the Japanese Literary Imagination and the Prisoner of War Experience by Roger Bourke Reviewed by Captain Kate Tollenaar
  • General Ulysses S. Grant: The Soldier and the Man by Edward G Longacre Reviewed by Joseph K Smith
  • Rommel's Desert Commanders: The Men Who Served the Desert Fox, North Africa, 1941-42 by Samuel W Mitcham Jr Reviewed by Antony Trentini

Volume 4, Number 2, Winter 2007 (pdf, 1.8MB)

  • The Past Is Prologue
  • Iraq and the consequences of failure Max Boot
  • What is the Battle for Australia? Peter Stanley
  • Health Support to Complex Warfighting: More than just Deploy the Level Three Lieutenant Colonel Shaun Fletcher
  • Germs For Generals: Biological threat assessment in a changing world order Captain Tim Inglis
  • Are You Teaching Me What I Need T o Learn? Assessing Army Reserve Officer Training from a Staff Cadets Perspective Second Lieutenant Aaron P. Jackson
  • Harnessing The Spectrum: Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) for the Hardened and Networked Army Colonel John C. Blaxland
  • The Lessons of 2006: Army Operations in East Timor and Solomon Islands Colonel John Hutcheson
  • Regime Change: Planning and Managing Military-Led Interventions as Projects Colonel Marcus Fielding
  • The Other Side of the COIN: Reconstruction Operations in Southern Afghanistan Lieutenant Colonel Mick Ryan
  • The Study of Military History Colonel E. G. Keogh, MBE, ED
  • General John Stuart Baker
  • Perspectives from the Coalface: The Battle for Fallujah Albert Palazzo
  • Battling the Inevitable: Strategic Trends in Myth and Reality Natalia Forrest
  • An Introduction to the Causes of War: Patterns of Interstate Conflict from World War I to Iraq by Greg Cashman and Leonard C Robinson Reviewed by Dr Gregory P . Gilbert
  • War Made New: Technology, Warfare and the Course of History to Today by Max Boot Reviewed by Antony Trentini

Volume 4, Number 1, Autumn 2007 (pdf, 1.5MB)

  • Editorial
  • Lest We Forget Lieutenant General Peter Leahy AO, Chief Of Army
  • The End of Strategy? Not So Fast Craig Stockings
  • Reach and Precision: Not the Real Revolution for Air Power, at Least Not Yet Lieutenant Colonel Jason Thomas
  • Rebuilding Afghanistan One Mud-brick at a Time: Lessons from an Aussie Engineer Major Michael Scott
  • Operation Ramp The Lebanon Evacuation: Overview of a Mass NEO and Some Lessons for the Future Colonel Andrew Condon
  • Joint Information Operations: The Road Ahead Lieutenant Commander Chris Watson
  • Learning from the Three Lions: Training and Tactical Lessons from the British Army's Infantry Battle School Major Justin Elwin
  • Send the Reserve to War with Six Weeks Training: The British Experience Captain Dave Fisher and Major Murray Stewart
  • Skill at arms Training in Non-combat Units Captain C. M. Leckie
  • The Multi-National Corps Iraq Partnership: Interaction and Integration with the Iraqi Army Lieutenant Colonel N. H. Floyd
  • The MOUTing Challenge: and the New Zealand Army's Need to Prepare Bryan Dorn
  • The Challenge of Generation Y Warrant Officer Class Two Kent Davies
  • To Lead, To Excel: Twentieth Anniversary of the Australian Defence Force Academy Lieutenant Colonel Chris Field
  • The Forgotten First: The 1st Australian Division in the Great War and its Legacy Lieutenant Colonel Robert Stevenson
  • Iraq: the Wrong War Wrongly Fought? A Review of Recent Literature on Iraq Dr Albert Palazzo
  • Some Reflections on the War in Vietnam Captain R. Clark, Royal Australian Engineers
  • Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq by Michael Gordon and Bernard Trainor Reviewed by Colonel R. J. H. Noble
  • What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat by Louise Richardson Reviewed by Dr Albert Palazzo

Volume 3, Number 3, Summer 2006 (pdf, 2.1MB)

  • Editorial
  • The Philosophy of Special Operations Major General Mike Hindmarsh
  • Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism Robert Pape
  • The Complexities of Counterterrorist Operations Major General Ranjit Nadkarni (Retd)
  • Lessons from the Past: Getting the Army's Doctrine Right Enough Today Brigadier General Huba Wass de Czege (Retd)
  • Burning Bright: Defence Policy, Strategy and the Imagination Brendan Sargeant
  • Bombers and Tanks: Understanding the Myths David Kilcullen
  • The Essential Thing: Mission Command and its Practical Application Lieutenant Colonel Roger Noble
  • Embracing Complexity: An Adaptive Effects Approach to the Conflict in Iraq Lieutenant Colonel Gav Reynolds
  • Contemporary Employment of Infantry in a Combined-Arms Stability and Support Operations: SECDET VIII in Baghdad Lieutenant T . J. M. Robinson
  • Urban Combat Service Support Operations: Observations and Insights from Iraq Colonel Andrew Condon
  • New Zealand Civil-Military Affairs Experience in Afghanistan Bryan Dorn
  • Generational Differences and other Marketing Myths David Schmidtchen
  • The Tank is Dead Major W . W . Lennon
  • A Modern Armoured Force is Vital to Australia's Defence Major B. G. Ranking
  • Losing Iraq by David L Phillips Reviewed by Major Lynda Liddy
  • Failed States by Noam Chomsky Reviewed by Hugh Smith
  • The Partnership by Greg Sheridan Reviewed by Bree Larkham
  • My Story by General Peter Cosgrove Reviewed by Dr Albert Palazzo
  • Strategy and History by Colin S Gray Reviewed By Lieutenant Colonel Gav Reynolds
  • The Cambridge History of Warfare edited by Geoffrey Parker Reviewed by Anthony Robinson

Volume 3, Number 2, Winter 2006 (pdf, 2.1MB)

  • Publishing in a Military, Academic and Professional Army
  • An Interview with Brigadier Mick Slater, Commander JTF 631
  • Future Army, Future Soldier: What is the Soldier of the 21st Century? Major General Ian Gordon
  • The Medium-weight Force: Lessons Learned and Future Contributions to Coalition Operations Lieutenant General Peter Leahy
  • The ANZUS Case: Alliance Interests, Costs and Benefits in a 9/11 Context William T. Tow
  • War and the New 21st Century Disorder Jeremy Black
  • Operation Helpem Fren: A Personal Perspective Ben McDevitt
  • Light Infantry? A Perspective on Load Carrying and the Soldier, from Past to Present Lieutenant Owen Paulson
  • Mortars Now and in the Future: An Australian Soldiers Perspective Captain Damien Green
  • Robotics in Future Land Warfare Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Fielding
  • Land Force Air and Missile Defence: Dealing with the Complexities of Future Warfighting Lieutenant Colonel Inger Lawes
  • Uninhabited Combat Aerial Vehicles and the Law of Armed Conflict Flight Lieutenant Hyder Gulam and Captain Simon W . Lee
  • Military Public Affairs in Complex Environments Major Michael Harris
  • Saddam's Last Gulf War and the Modern Media: Implications for the Military Lieutenant Tom Lewis, RAN
  • Our Other Unknown Soldier Craig Wilcox
  • Army Force Structure: What has gone wrong? Captain Daimien Patterson
  • Are We a Thinking Army? Lieutenant Colonel Jim Bryant
  • Generational Evolution in the Australian Army Captain Erin Maulday
  • Soldier: Where do you stand?
  • On Shaggy Ridge, by Phillip Bradley Reviewed by John Donovan
  • Kokoda Commander, by Stuart Braga Reviewed by John Donovan
  • Strategic Command: General Sir John Wilton and Australia’s Asian Wars, by David Horner Reviewed by John Blaxland
  • Thunder from the Silent Zone: Rethinking China, by Paul Monk Reviewed by Anthony Robinson
  • To Villers-Bretonneux with Brigadier-General William Glasgow, DSO and the 13th Australian Infantry Brigade, by Peter Edgar Reviewed by Miles Farmer
  • Defence of Australia and Forward Defence: Reconciling the Dialectic of Australian Defence Strategies Colonel John Blaxland

Volume 2, Number 2, Autumn 2005 (pdf, 2.0MB)

  • Of Mars and Mammon
  • General Tommy Franks on Coalition Warfare
  • The Army in the Air: Developing Land-Air Operations for a Seamless Force Lieutenant General Peter Leahy
  • The Evolving Iraqi Security Forces: Anatomy, Vision, Challenges (Part 1) Barak A. Salmoni
  • Helping a Friend: An Australian Military Commanders Perspective on the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands Lieutenant Colonel John Hutcheson
  • The Case for the Development of a Multi-mission Ship in the Australian Defence Force Wing Commander Chris Mills, RAAF
  • The Case for Minimum-mass Tactics in the Australian Army Colonel Michael Krause
  • Suppression, Manoeuvre and the Modern Infantry Platoon Captain Ian Langford
  • US Marine Urban Combined-arms Operations in Iraq: Some Observations Lieutenant Colonel John Simeoni
  • Finding Alligators: The Future of Network-centric Warfare Lieutenant Colonel Michael Ryan
  • Network-centric Warfare: An Idea in Good Currency Lieutenant Colonel David Schmidtchen
  • The Organisational Transformation of the US Army: The Next Six Years Brigadier General Philip Coker
  • The Strategic Corporal: Some Requirements in Training and Education Major Lynda Liddy
  • Civil-Military Relations in Post-Suharto Indonesia and the Implications for Democracy Today: A Preliminary Analysis Officer Cadet Iain Henry
  • Legal Factors in Military Planning for Coalition Warfare and Military Interoperability: Some Implications for the Australian Defence Force Colonel Michael Kelly
  • Understanding the Adversary: Sayyid Qutb and the Roots of Radical Islam Peta Tarlinton
  • Defeating Militants and Winning Moderates: Reconceptualising the War on Terror Daniel Pipes
  • The Media, Strategy, and Military Culture Stephen Badsey
  • The Role of Signals Intelligence in Australian Military Operations, 1939-72 Lieutenant Colonel John Blaxland
  • Finding the Hinge: The Western Way of War and the Elusive Search for Victory Nicholas Stuart
  • The Chase: Anzacs on the Third Ridge Major Paul A. Rosenzweig
  • An Aid Worker Reports on the Humanitarian Crisis in Darfur Andjela Jurisic
  • Military Uniforms: The Psychological Dimension Recruit Sean Kikkert, RAAMC
  • The True Principles of Australia's Defence Colonel the Honourable James Whiteside McCay
  • In memoriam: Brigadier Noel Russell (Chic) Charlesworth
  • In memoriam: Major General Duncan Francis
  • In memoriam: Brigadier Oliver David Jackson
  • In memoriam: Colonel Charles Stuart
  • In memoriam: Major General William Joseph Watson
  • The British and the Making of Modern Iraq Graeme Sligo
  • Cities Without Joy: Urban Warfare in the 21st Century Michael Evans
  • Inventing Anzac: The Digger and National Mythology, by Graham Seal Reviewed by Lachlan Mead
  • Empire Lite: Nation-Building in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan, by Michael Ignatieff Reviewed by Russell Parkin
  • Another Century of War?, by Gabriel Kolko Reviewed by Russell Parkin
  • The Fragile Forts: The Fixed Defences of Sydney Harbour 1788–1963, by Peter Oppenheim Reviewed by Terry McCullagh

Volume 2, Number 1, Winter 2004 (pdf, 2.1MB)

  • Warfighting: A Vital Dedication
  • The Australian Army Reserve: Relevant and Ready Lieutenant General Peter Leahy
  • Trade and National Security Michael O'Connor
  • Towards the Hardened and Networked Army Lieutenant General Peter Leahy
  • Australian Light-armoured Vehicles (ASLAV) as Mounted Cavalry: Vanguard for a Hardened Army Lieutenant Colonel Roger Noble
  • The Challenges Facing a Land Commander Major General Ken Gillespie
  • Regionalism versus Globalism: Australia's Defence Strategy after 11 September 2001 Major Stephanie Hodson
  • Trust, Influence and Networks: Creating Conditions for Non-conventional Assisted Recovery in Urban Areas of the Middle East Major Michael A. McNerney and Major Marshall V . Ecklund
  • Effects-based Operations: A Critique Brigadier Justin Kelly and Lieutenant Colonel David Kilcullen
  • The Dimensions of Effects-based Operations: A View from Singapore Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Ho
  • The Australian Defence Force and the Continuing Challenge of Amphibious Warfare Lieutenant Commander Bob Moyse, RAN
  • An Argument for Australian Air Power at Sea Lieutenant Tom Lewis, RAN
  • Biotechnology and War: The New Challenge Christopher Coker
  • Design Myopia: Some Hidden Concerns in Implementing Network-centric Warfare Michael Bonner and Han Tin French
  • The Use of Pre-emptive and Preventive Force in an Age of Terrorism: Some Ethical and Legal Considerations Malcolm Brailey
  • The Western Way of War Victor Davis Hanson
  • The Small Change of Soldiering and American Military Experience Roger Spiller
  • Towards an Australian Way of War: Culture, Politics and Strategy, 1901-2004 Michael Evans
  • Out-generalled, Outwitted , and Outfought: Generals Percival and Bennett in Malaya, 1941-42 Lieutenant General John Coates (Retd)
  • Reflections on Defence Self-reliance and the Australian-American Alliance Major David Caldwell
  • Lessons of the Wilderness Campaign, 1864 Lieutenant Colonel John Monash
  • Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Daly
  • Major General Kenneth Mackay
  • Major General Timothy Frederick Cape
  • Brigadier Monsignor Gerald Anthony Cudmore
  • Professor Gunther E Rothenberg
  • Field Artillery and Firepower, by Major General J.B.A. Bailey Reviewed by Michael Evans
  • Stray Voltage: War in the Information Age, by Wayne Michael Hall Reviewed by Michael Evans
  • Surprise, Security and the American Experience, by John Lewis Gaddis Reviewed by Russell Parkin
  • Future Armies, Future Challenges: Land Warfare in the Information Age, by Michael Evans, Russell Parkin and Alan Ryan (eds) Reviewed by Jeffrey Grey
  • Globalisation and the New Terror: The Asia Pacific Dimension, by David Martin Jones (ed.) Reviewed by Michael Evans
  • Living by the Sword? The Ethics of Armed Intervention, by Tom Frame Reviewed by Christian Enemark

Volume 1, Number 2, December 2003 (pdf, 1.5MB)

  • Intellectual Mastery and Professional Military Journals
  • Information Warfare and Mimicking Operations Christopher Flaherty
  • Of Smoking Guns and Mushroom Clouds: Explaining the Bush Doctrine and the Rise of Military Pre-emption Michael Evans
  • Racing Towards the Future: Reflections on Iraq, the Art of Command and Network-centric Warfare General Peter Cosgrove
  • Planning in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Observations of an Australian Liaison Officer Lieutenant Colonel Chris Field
  • Guarding Australians Against Terrorism: The Role of the Australian Defence Forces Special Operations Command Major General Duncan Lewis
  • Inside and Outside the Battlespace: Understanding the Rise of Special Operations in Australia Major General Duncan Lewis
  • Twin Towers Revisited: A Cultural Interpretation of Modern Terrorism John Carroll
  • The Essential Debate: Combined Arms and the Close Battle in Complex Terrain Lieutenant Colonel David Kilcullen
  • Preparing for Complexity: The Case for an Expeditionary Task Force in the Australian Army of 2020 Lieutenant Colonel Michael Ryan
  • A Shield for a Hardened Army: The Infantry Mobility Vehicle and the Concept of a Motorised Battle Group Lieutenant Colonel John Hutcheson
  • Commanding the Net Generation: An Argument for Mentoring Junior Leaders in the 21st-century Australian Army Lieutenant Colonel Dan Fortune
  • The Value of Military Advisory Teams: Lessons from the Australian Experience in Sierra Leone Captain G. A. Chisnall
  • Rebuilding the Solomons: A Case Study in Developing Principles for Permissive Intervention Michael O'Connor
  • The Realist Tradition of Australian-American Military Relations Major Russell Parkin
  • Strategic Cousins? Australian and Canadian Military Outlooks Compared Lieutenant Colonel John C. Blaxland
  • New Strategy for New Times: The Failings of Defence of Australia Major R. J. Worswick
  • Some Observations on the Role of Reconnaissance in Urban Operations Lieutenant Colonel Jason Thomas
  • The Russian Experience of Urban Combat: Some Lessons from Central Asia Flight Sergeant Martin Andrew, RAAF
  • Tanks Against Japan Lieutenant Colonel S. C. Graham
  • The Feel of Steel: The History of Swordsmanship Michael Evans
  • The Third Force: ANGAU’s New Guinea War 1942–46 by Alan Powell Reviewed by Michael O’Connor
  • Spirit of the Digger by Patrick Lindsay Reviewed by John Essex-Clark
  • Sir James Whiteside McCay: A Turbulent Life by Christopher Wray Reviewed by John Essex-Clark
  • Task Force Dagger: The Hunt for Bin Laden by Robin Moore Reviewed by Brett Chaloner
  • Ted Serong by Anne Blair Reviewed by Adrian Clunies-Ross
  • Military Stress and Performance: the Australian Defence Force Experience by George E. Kearney, Mark Creamer, Ric Marshall and Anne Goyne (eds) Reviewed by David Schmidtchen
  • The Once and Future Army: A History of the Citizen Military Forces 1947–1974 by Dayton McCarthy Reviewed by Alan Ryan
  • Redcoats to Cams: A History of Australian Infantry 1788–2001 by Ian Kuring Reviewed by Alan Ryan
  • Future Wars: Coalition Operations in Global Strategy by Dennis E. Showalter (ed.) Reviewed by Russell Parkin

Volume 1, Number 1, June 2003 (pdf, 1.6MB)

  • In Cold Print
  • Niche Forces: First Thoughts from an Army Perspective Brigadier John Essex-Clark, Australian Army (Retd)
  • We go to liberate, not to conquer Lieutenant Colonel Tim Collins, British Army
  • A Land Force for the Future: The Australian Army in the Early 21st Century Lieutenant General Peter Leahy, Australian Army
  • Rethinking the Basis of Infantry Close Combat Lieutenant Colonel David Kilcullen, Australian Army
  • Lest We Forget: Combined Arms Assault in Complex Terrain Lieutenant Colonel Michael Krause, Australian Army
  • Preparation, Crisis and Consequence: Combating the New Treat of Mass-casualty Terrorism Colonel Andrew Smith, Australian Army
  • The Army and The Media Prakash Mirchandani
  • The Benefits of an Australian Army Combat Training Centre (Live): Some Lessons from the US Army's Experience Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Tulley, Australian Army
  • Failure to Obey: The Australian Army and the First Line Component Deception Albert Palazzo
  • A Closer Look at US-Australian Operations in the Vietnam War: Operation Toan Thang I and the Defence of Fire Support Base Coral, April-June 1968 Erik B. Villard
  • Present at the Creation: America and the Remaking of the Middle East in the 21st Century Michael Evans
  • Simply Optimal: The Contribution of Early-effect Forces to Stability in East Timor Jim Truscott
  • Witness to Genocide: A Personal Account of the 1995 Kibeho Massacre Paul Jordan
  • Major General Ronald Hughes, Australian Army (Retd)
  • Major General Ross Buchan, Australian Army (Retd)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Phillip Eddington Rhoden, Australian Army (Retd)
  • Leadership in Management Field Marshal Sir William Slim, Australian Army
  • The Strategists by Hugh Smith (ed.) Reviewed by Martin Sheehan
  • The Lion, the Fox and the Eagle: A Story of Generals and Justice in Rwanda and Yugoslavia by Carol Off Reviewed by Alan Ryan
  • The Precision Revolution: GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare by Michael Russell Rip and James M. Hasik Reviewed by Russell Parkin
  • Bush at War by Bob Woodward Reviewed by Alexandra Siddall
  • Asymmetrical Warfare: Today’s Challenge to U.S. Military Power by Roger W. Barnett Reviewed by Alan Ryan
  • Beyond Terror: Strategy in a Changing World by Ralph Peters Reviewed by Alan Ryan

Issue 2002 (pdf, 25.9MB)

  • Lost Opportunity: An Operational Level Analysis of the Failure of the August Offensive of the Gallipoli Campaign 1915 Lieutenant Colonel Anthony John
  • Troopship Southland Mr Robert McClure
  • On the Road to Warfusee: The Recollections of Captain E.T. Harnett, 17th Battalion, AIF Major Catherine McCullagh
  • Out Amongst the Tangled Wire: The Origins of Military First Aid in Australia Major Catherine McCullagh
  • Return to Bangka Island Captain Judith Spence
  • Rwanda - Gods and Ghosts: August 1994 to February 1995 Captain Lorna Todd
  • Manoeuvre Theory: A Blast from the Past Major Mick Ryan
  • Australian Defence Policy in the Post-Cold War World Lieutenant Colonel David Coghlan
  • Special Operations in the Urban and Ether Domains: Computers are the Weapons and the Front Line is Everywhere Mr Jim Truscott
  • A Modicum of Substance: The Birth of the Army Journal Colonel E.G. Keogh, (Retd)
  • The Australian Army by Dr Jeffrey Grey Reviewed by Lieutenant Colonel Anthony John

Issue 2000 (pdf, 26.0MB)

  • On Operations in East Timor The Experiences of the Intelligence Officer, 3rd Brigade Major John Blaxland
  • Voices from Borneo: The Japanese War Major Jim Truscott
  • Live Fire Training Exercises for MOUT Lieutenant Colonel Charles Knight
  • The Relevance of Non Lethal Weapons to 'Real' Soldiers: Between Snake Oil and a Panacea Lieutenant Colonel Steve Tulley
  • Operation CHARCOAL: Special Operations Musoria Major Jim Truscott
  • The Impact of Digitisation on the Australian Army Colonel Michael Goodyer
  • 'There is No Front Line': Lessons from Black Hawk Down Doctor Alan Ryan
  • The SAS After Next - Who Knows Wins Major Jim Truscott
  • Researching the Modern Army: The Royal Australian Corps of Transport Doctor Albert Palazzo
  • The Serpent's Eye: The Cinema of 20th-century Combat Doctor Michael Evans
Last updated
27 November 2019
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