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21 December 2016

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

  • Editorial
  • The Adaptive Army InitiativeLieutenant General K J Gillespie
  • Measuring Success and Failure in an Adaptive ArmyLieutenant 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 RSMWarrant Officer Class One David Ashley
  • OODA Versus ASDA: Metaphors at WarJustin Kelly and Mike Brennan
  • Fixed, Determined, Inviolable Military Organisational Culture and AdaptationLieutenant Colonel Scott Winter
  • The Foundation for an Adaptive Approach: Insights from the Science of Complex SystemsAlex Ryan
  • Solving Twenty-First Century Problems with Cold War Metaphors: Reconciling the Army's Future Land Operating Concept with DoctrineLieutenant Colonel Chris Smith
  • Adapt or Die: Operational Design and AdaptationLieutenant Colonel Trent Scott
  • Learning to Leverage New Media: The Israeli Defence Forces in Recent ConflictsLieutenant General William B Caldwell IV , US Army
  • Tactical Generals: Leaders, Technology, and the Perils of Battlefield MicromanagementDr P W Singer
  • Smug and Complacent? Operation TELIC: the need for critical analysisDr Daniel Marston
  • How Stupid Are We?Lieutenant Colonel Richard King
  • Killing Civilians: Method, Madness and Morality in War by Hugo SlimReviewed by Dr Narelle Biedermann
  • The Proud 6th: An illustrated history of the 6th Australian Division, 1939-45 by Mark JohnstonReviewed by Phil Bradley
  • Chemical Warfare in Australia: Australia's Involvement in Chemical Warfare 1914-1945 by Geoff PlunkettReviewed by John Donovan
  • Forgotten ANZACS: The Campaign in Greece, 1941 by Peter EwerReviewed by Glyn Harper
  • Australian Battalion Commanders in the Second World War by Garth PrattenReviewed by Craig Stockings
  • Bad Strategies: How Major Powers Fail in Counterinsurgency by James S CorumReviewed by Campbell Micallef

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

  • Editorial
  • The Adaptive Officer: Think, Communicate and InfluenceColonel John Hutcheson
  • How Much is Enough in Afghanistan?Major General Jim Molan
  • Thoughts for Australian Planners in AfghanistanLieutenant Colonel Brett Chaloner
  • A Proactive Mental Approach: Lessons of a Contemporary Combat Team CommanderMajor J M Greenshields
  • Support to Operation Victorian Fires Assist: Four Lessons in Defence Base SupportColonel Chris Field
  • Beyond Cultural Awareness: Anthropology as an Aid to the Formulation and Execution of Military Strategy in the Twenty-First CenturyColonel Roger Noble
  • A Somewhatheretical Proposal for the Future of Communications in the Army ReserveMajor P J Beor
  • The Army Community of Practice: Becoming a Learning EnvironmentWarrant Officer Class One Glynn Potter
  • Preparing Our Soldiers for Operations Within Complex Human Terrain EnvironmentsMajor Jason Hayes
  • Deadly Pride and the Infamous Case of Post 11Craig Stockings
  • Enhancing Platoon Groups: Adaption, Diffusion and Empowerment in Land WarfareCaptain Benjamin Watson
  • The Accidental Guerrilla by David KilcullenReviewed by Peter Mansoor
  • Power and Military Effectiveness: The Fallacy of Democratic Triumphalism by Michael C DeschReviewed by Ross Mallett
  • A Thousand Miles of Battles: The Saga of the Australian Light Horse in WW1 by Ian JonesReviewed by Jean Bou
  • Between Victor and Vanquished ATIS Interrogators in the Pacific War by Arthur PageReviewed by Colonel Terry McCullagh
  • Extraordinary Justice: Military Tribunals in Historical and International Context by Peter Judson RichardsReviewed by Wing Commander Terence O'Connor
  • The Secret War: A True History of Queensland's Native Police by Jonathan RichardsReviewed by Major Murray Stewart
  • The War of Ideas: Jihad Against Democracy by Walid PharesReviewed 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 ThreatBob Wurth
  • Taking Tactics from the Taliban: Tactical Principles for CommandersMajor Michael Bassingthwaighte
  • Defending the Indefensible: The Defence of Superior Orders for War CrimesWarrant Officer Class Two Brad Copelin
  • The Role of the Military Police in Enhancing ADF-AFP Interoperability on Peace and Stability OperationsCaptain Damian Eaton
  • Civil-Military Cooperation in Complex EmergenciesSusan Hutchinson
  • Humint-Centric Operations: The Way Forward for Australian Land Forces in Complex EnvironmentsMajor Brett Mousley
  • Present Deficiencies in the Australian Army's Combat Engineering EquipmentAntony Trentini
  • Overcoming Friction: A Model for Population-Centric OperationsKatherine Phillips and Oriana Scherr
  • Bang on Target? Infantry Marksmanship and Combat Effectiveness in VietnamDr Bob Hall and Dr Andrew Ross
  • The Burden of BonusesLieutenant Colonel Phillip Hoglin
  • A Little Bit Pregnant: Israel and Partial DeterrenceDr Rodger Shanahan
  • A Case Study of Indigenous Brothers in Arms during the First World WarCaptain Timothy C Winegard
  • Chinas RiseMajor 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 LengelReviewed by Dr Douglas V Johnson II
  • The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan after the Taliban by Sarah ChayesReviewed by Lieutenant Commander Glenn Kerr
  • The Battle for Wau: New Guineas Frontline 1942-43 by Phillip BradleyReviewed by John Moremon
  • Carry Me Home: The Life and Death of Private Jake Kovco by Dan BoxReviewed by Wing Commander Terence OConnor

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

  • Editorial
  • An Adaptive ArmyLieutenant 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 IraqMajor Michael Scott
  • War of the People: Counterinsurgency Education for Non-Commissioned OfficersWarrant Officer Michael Craig
  • Post-Operational Debriefing in the Australian ArmyJennifer Medbury
  • No Casualties Please, We're SoldiersAlbert Palazzo
  • What Motivates Suicide Attackers?Bombardier Alexander Howe
  • Future War Future WarfareJustin Kelly
  • Adaptive Campaigning: One Marines PerspectiveMajor Charles Dockery, USMC
  • Adaptive Campaigning: Implications for Operational Health SupportS J Neuhaus, N I Klinge, R M Mallet and D H M Saul
  • How the Army Learned to Plan but Forgot How to ThinkLieutenant Colonel Richard King
  • Welfare Warfighters and Adaptive CampaigningColonel Chris Field
  • Opening Address: 2008 Chief of Army's Military History ConferenceLieutenant 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 VietnamGreg Lockhart
  • Firearms: The Life Story of a Technology by Roger PaulyReviewed by Antony Trentini
  • The Wehrmacht: History, Myth, Reality by Wolfam WetteReviewed by Russell A Hart
  • Robert E Lee: Icon for a Nation by Brian Holden ReidReviewed by Scott Hopkins
  • Forgotten Lunatics of the Great War by Peter BarhamReviewed 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 MolanReviewed 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 ArmyLieutenant General Peter Leahy AC
  • Australia's Counterinsurgencies: A Brief HistoryJeff Grey
  • New Challenges and Old Concepts: Understanding 21st Century InsurgencySteven Metz
  • Back to the Future: The Enduring Characteristics of Insurgency and CounterinsurgencyLieutenant Colonel Mark ONeill
  • Learning Counterinsurgency: Observations from Soldiering in IraqLieutenant General David H Petraeus
  • Anbar Awakens: The Tipping PointMajor Niel Smith and Colonel Sean Macfarland
  • Combating a Modern Insurgency: Combined Task Force Devil in AfghanistanColonel Patrick Donahue and Lieutenant Colonel Michael Fenzel
  • Not Quite Counterinsurgency: A Cautionary Tale for US Forces Based on Israel's Operation Change of DirectionCaptain Daniel Helmer
  • Canadian Armour in AfghanistanMajor Trevor Cadieu, CD
  • Air Powers Illusion? Israel's 2006 Campaign in the LebanonGroup Captain Neville Parton
  • Post-Modern Challenges for Modern WarriorsLieutenant General Sir John Kiszely
  • Defeating Insurgencies: Adaptive Campaigning and an Australian Way of WarLieutenant Colonel Trent Scott
  • Thoughts of a Practitioner: A Contribution to Australia's Counterinsurgency Doctrine DraftersMajor 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 OffensiveJames H Willbanks
  • Contested Nation-Building: The Challenge of Countering Insurgency in Afghanistan in 2007Colonel John Frewen
  • We Were Soldiers Once The Decline of the Royal Australian Infantry Corps?Major Jim Hammett
  • Enhancing Operational Capability: Making Infantry More DeployableCaptain Greg Colton
  • Towards a National Security Strategy for AustraliaMajor 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 WorldWilliam Thomas Allison
  • From Red to Blue: China and PeacekeepingLoro Horta
  • Incentive Options for Performance-Based Logistic ContractsElizabeth Barber
  • The Red Rats and Phuoc TuyCaptain Ian Hutchison
  • The Minefield: An Australian Tragedy in Vietnam by Greg LockhartReviewed by Brigadier David Buring (Retd.)
  • The Echo of Battle: The Army's Way of War by Brian McAllister LinnReviewed by Albert Palazzo
  • Doves Over the Pacific: In Pursuit of Peace and Stability on Bougainville by Reuben R E BowdReviewed by Colonel Bob Breen
  • Swords and Ploughshares: Bringing Peace to the 21st Century by Paddy AshdownReviewed by Colonel Marcus Fielding
  • Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of US Cavalry by George F HofmannReviewed by Dr Jean Bou
  • 3 Para by Patrick BishopReviewed by James Cameron
  • Soldiers Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point by Elizabeth D SametReviewed by Natalia Forrest

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

  • Editorial
  • Partnership or membership? Australia and NATO in the Global War on TerrorJeffrey Grey
  • Peak Oil And The Australian ArmyMajor Cameron Leckie
  • Muddy Boots IO: The Rise of Soldier BlogsMajor 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 ContinuumChaplain David Grulke and Chaplain Mark Hinton
  • Reading: The Military Profession and the Course of HistoryScott Hopkins
  • Hardened, Networked and Commercially Capable: Army and Contractor Support on OperationsBrigadier David Saul
  • Tactical Operational Analysis Support to a Commander on OperationsColonel Andrew Condon
  • Implementing an Adaptive Approach in Non-Kinetic Counterinsurgency OperationsLieutenant Colonel Mick Ryan
  • The 1st Australian Division in 1917: A snapshotLieutenant Colonel Robert Stevenson
  • Engineers in Counterinsurgency: A Different ApproachMajor F. J. Cross
  • Contemporary perspectives on private military contractorsReviewed by Antony Trentini
  • The Torch and the Sword: A History of the Army Cadet Movement in Australia, by Craig StockingsReviewed by Lieutenant General John Coates (Retd)
  • Vietnam: The Australian War by Paul HamReviewed by Brigadier John Essex-Clark (Retd)
  • Everyday Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam Among Palestinians in Lebanon by Bernard RougierReviewed by Lieutenant Colonel Jason Thomas
  • Taken By Force: Rape and American GIs in Europe during World War II, by J Robert LillyReviewed by Narelle Biedermann
  • Prisoners of the Japanese Literary Imagination and the Prisoner of War Experience by Roger BourkeReviewed by Captain Kate Tollenaar
  • General Ulysses S. Grant: The Soldier and the Man by Edward G LongacreReviewed by Joseph K Smith
  • Rommel's Desert Commanders: The Men Who Served the Desert Fox, North Africa, 1941-42 by Samuel W Mitcham JrReviewed by Antony Trentini

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

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

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

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

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

  • Editorial
  • The Philosophy of Special OperationsMajor General Mike Hindmarsh
  • Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide TerrorismRobert Pape
  • The Complexities of Counterterrorist OperationsMajor General Ranjit Nadkarni (Retd)
  • Lessons from the Past: Getting the Army's Doctrine Right Enough TodayBrigadier General Huba Wass de Czege (Retd)
  • Burning Bright: Defence Policy, Strategy and the ImaginationBrendan Sargeant
  • Bombers and Tanks: Understanding the MythsDavid Kilcullen
  • The Essential Thing: Mission Command and its Practical ApplicationLieutenant Colonel Roger Noble
  • Embracing Complexity: An Adaptive Effects Approach to the Conflict in IraqLieutenant Colonel Gav Reynolds
  • Contemporary Employment of Infantry in a Combined-Arms Stability and Support Operations: SECDET VIII in BaghdadLieutenant T . J. M. Robinson
  • Urban Combat Service Support Operations: Observations and Insights from IraqColonel Andrew Condon
  • New Zealand Civil-Military Aff airs Experience in AfghanistanBryan Dorn
  • Generational Differences and other Marketing MythsDavid Schmidtchen
  • The Tank is DeadMajor W . W . Lennon
  • A Modern Armoured Force is Vital to Australia's DefenceMajor B. G. Ranking
  • Losing Iraq by David L PhillipsReviewed by Major Lynda Liddy
  • Failed States by Noam ChomskyReviewed by Hugh Smith
  • The Partnership by Greg SheridanReviewed by Bree Larkham
  • My Story by General Peter CosgroveReviewed by Dr Albert Palazzo
  • Strategy and History by Colin S GrayReviewed By Lieutenant Colonel Gav Reynolds
  • The Cambridge History of Warfare edited by Geoffrey ParkerReviewed 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 OperationsLieutenant General Peter Leahy
  • The Anzus Case: Alliance Interests, Costs and Benefits in a 9/11 ContextWilliam T. Tow
  • War and the New 21st Century DisorderJeremy Black
  • Operation Helpem Fren: A Personal PerspectiveBen McDevitt
  • Light Infantry? A Perspective on Load Carrying and the Soldier, from Past to PresentLieutenant Owen Paulson
  • Mortars Now and in the Future: An Australian Soldiers PerspectiveCaptain Damien Green
  • Robotics in Future Land WarfareLieutenant Colonel Marcus Fielding
  • Land Force Air and Missile Defence: Dealing with the Complexities of Future WarfightingLieutenant Colonel Inger Lawes
  • Uninhabited Combat Aerial Vehicles and the Law of Armed ConflictFlight Lieutenant Hyder Gulam and Captain Simon W . Lee
  • Military Public Affairs in Complex EnvironmentsMajor Michael Harris
  • Saddam's Last Gulf War and the Modern Media: Implications for the MilitaryLieutenant Tom Lewis, RAN
  • Our Other Unknown SoldierCraig 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 ArmyCaptain Erin Maulday
  • Soldier: Where do you stand?
  • On Shaggy Ridge, by Phillip BradleyReviewed by John Donovan
  • Kokoda Commander, by Stuart BragaReviewed by John Donovan
  • Strategic Command: General Sir John Wilton and Australia’s Asian Wars, by David HornerReviewed by John Blaxland
  • Thunder from the Silent Zone: Rethinking China, by Paul MonkReviewed by Anthony Robinson
  • To Villers-Bretonneux with Brigadier-General William Glasgow, DSO and the 13th Australian Infantry Brigade, by Peter EdgarReviewed by Miles Farmer
  • Defence of Australia and Forward Defence: Reconciling the Dialectic of Australian Defence StrategiesColonel 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 ForceLieutenant 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 IslandsLieutenant Colonel John Hutcheson
  • The Case for the Development of a Multi-mission Ship in the Australian Defence ForceWing Commander Chris Mills, RAAF
  • The Case for Minimum-mass Tactics in the Australian ArmyColonel Michael Krause
  • Suppression, Manoeuvre and the Modern Infantry PlatoonCaptain Ian Langford
  • US Marine Urban Combined-arms Operations in Iraq: Some ObservationsLieutenant Colonel John Simeoni
  • Finding Alligators: The Future of Network-centric WarfareLieutenant Colonel Michael Ryan
  • Network-centric Warfare: An Idea in Good CurrencyLieutenant Colonel David Schmidtchen
  • The Organisational Transformation of the US Army: The Next Six YearsBrigadier General Philip Coker
  • The Strategic Corporal: Some Requirements in Training and EducationMajor Lynda Liddy
  • Civil-Military Relations in Post-Suharto Indonesia and the Implications for Democracy Today: A Preliminary AnalysisOfficer Cadet Iain Henry
  • Legal Factors in Military Planning for Coalition Warfare and Military Interoperability: Some Implications for the Australian Defence ForceColonel Michael Kelly
  • Understanding the Adversary: Sayyid Qutb and the Roots of Radical IslamPeta Tarlinton
  • Defeating Militants and Winning Moderates: Reconceptualising the War on TerrorDaniel Pipes
  • The Media, Strategy, and Military CultureStephen Badsey
  • The Role of Signals Intelligence in Australian Military Operations, 1939-72Lieutenant Colonel John Blaxland
  • Finding the Hinge: The Western Way of War and the Elusive Search for VictoryNicholas Stuart
  • The Chase: Anzacs on the Third RidgeMajor Paul A. Rosenzweig
  • An Aid Worker Reports on the Humanitarian Crisis in DarfurAndjela Jurisic
  • Military Uniforms: The Psychological DimensionRecruit Sean Kikkert, RAAMC
  • The True Principles of Australia's DefenceColonel 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 IraqGraeme Sligo
  • Cities Without Joy: Urban Warfare in the 21st CenturyMichael Evans
  • Inventing Anzac: The Digger and National Mythology, by Graham SealReviewed by Lachlan Mead
  • Empire Lite: Nation-Building in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan, by Michael IgnatieffReviewed by Russell Parkin
  • Another Century of War?, by Gabriel KolkoReviewed by Russell Parkin
  • The Fragile Forts: The Fixed Defences of Sydney Harbour 1788–1963, by Peter OppenheimReviewed by Terry McCullagh

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

  • Warfighting: A Vital Dedication
  • The Australian Army Reserve: Relevant and ReadyLieutenant General Peter Leahy
  • Trade and National SecurityMichael O'Connor
  • Towards the Hardened and Networked ArmyLieutenant General Peter Leahy
  • Australian Light-armoured Vehicles (ASLAV) as Mounted Cavalry: Vanguard for a Hardened ArmyLieutenant Colonel Roger Noble
  • The Challenges Facing a Land CommanderMajor General Ken Gillespie
  • Regionalism versus Globalism: Australia's Defence Strategy after 11 September 2001Major Stephanie Hodson
  • Trust, Influence and Networks: Creating Conditions for Non-conventional Assisted Recovery in Urban Areas of the Middle EastMajor Michael A. McNerney and Major Marshall V . Ecklund
  • Effects-based Operations: A CritiqueBrigadier Justin Kelly and Lieutenant Colonel David Kilcullen
  • The Dimensions of Effects-based Operations: A View from SingaporeLieutenant Colonel Joshua Ho
  • The Australian Defence Force and the Continuing Challenge of Amphibious WarfareLieutenant Commander Bob Moyse, RAN
  • An Argument for Australian Air Power at SeaLieutenant Tom Lewis, RAN
  • Biotechnology and War: The New ChallengeChristopher Coker
  • Design Myopia: Some Hidden Concerns in Implementing Network-centric WarfareMichael Bonner and Han Tin French
  • The Use of Pre-emptive and Preventive Force in an Age of Terrorism: Some Ethical and Legal ConsiderationsMalcolm Brailey
  • The Western Way of WarVictor Davis Hanson
  • The Small Change of Soldiering and American Military ExperienceRoger Spiller
  • Towards an Australian Way of War: Culture, Politics and Strategy, 1901-2004Michael Evans
  • Out-generalled, Outwitted , and Outfought: Generals Percival and Bennett in Malaya, 1941-42Lieutenant General John Coates (Retd)
  • Reflections on Defence Self-reliance and the Australian-American AllianceMajor David Caldwell
  • Lessons of the Wilderness Campaign, 1864Lieutenant 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. BaileyReviewed by Michael Evans
  • Stray Voltage: War in the Information Age, by Wayne Michael HallReviewed by Michael Evans
  • Surprise, Security and the American Experience, by John Lewis GaddisReviewed 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 FrameReviewed by Christian Enemark

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

  • Intellectual Mastery and Professional Military Journals
  • Information Warfare and Mimicking OperationsChristopher Flaherty
  • Of Smoking Guns and Mushroom Clouds: Explaining the Bush Doctrine and the Rise of Military Pre-emptionMichael Evans
  • Racing Towards the Future: Reflections on Iraq, the Art of Command and Network-centric WarfareGeneral Peter Cosgrove
  • Planning in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Observations of an Australian Liaison OfficerLieutenant Colonel Chris Field
  • Guarding Australians Against Terrorism: The Role of the Australian Defence Forces Special Operations CommandMajor General Duncan Lewis
  • Inside and Outside the Battlespace: Understanding the Rise of Special Operations in AustraliaMajor General Duncan Lewis
  • Twin Towers Revisited: A Cultural Interpretation of Modern TerrorismJohn Carroll
  • The Essential Debate: Combined Arms and the Close Battle in Complex TerrainLieutenant Colonel David Kilcullen
  • Preparing for Complexity: The Case for an Expeditionary Task Force in the Australian Army of 2020Lieutenant Colonel Michael Ryan
  • A Shield for a Hardened Army: The Infantry Mobility Vehicle and the Concept of a Motorised Battle GroupLieutenant Colonel John Hutcheson
  • Commanding the Net Generation: An Argument for Mentoring Junior Leaders in the 21st-century Australian ArmyLieutenant Colonel Dan Fortune
  • The Value of Military Advisory Teams: Lessons from the Australian Experience in Sierra LeoneCaptain G. A. Chisnall
  • Rebuilding the Solomons: A Case Study in Developing Principles for Permissive InterventionMichael O'Connor
  • The Realist Tradition of Australian-American Military RelationsMajor Russell Parkin
  • Strategic Cousins? Australian and Canadian Military Outlooks ComparedLieutenant Colonel John C. Blaxland
  • New Strategy for New Times: The Failings of Defence of AustraliaMajor R. J. Worswick
  • Some Observations on the Role of Reconnaissance in Urban OperationsLieutenant Colonel Jason Thomas
  • The Russian Experience of Urban Combat: Some Lessons from Central AsiaFlight Sergeant Martin Andrew, RAAF
  • Tanks Against JapanLieutenant Colonel S. C. Graham
  • The Feel of Steel: The History of SwordsmanshipMichael Evans
  • The Third Force: ANGAU’s New Guinea War 1942–46 by Alan PowellReviewed by Michael O’Connor
  • Spirit of the Digger by Patrick LindsayReviewed by John Essex-Clark
  • Sir James Whiteside McCay: A Turbulent Life by Christopher WrayReviewed by John Essex-Clark
  • Task Force Dagger: The Hunt for Bin Laden by Robin MooreReviewed by Brett Chaloner
  • Ted Serong by Anne BlairReviewed 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 McCarthyReviewed by Alan Ryan
  • Redcoats to Cams: A History of Australian Infantry 1788–2001 by Ian KuringReviewed 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 PerspectiveBrigadier John Essex-Clark, Australian Army (Retd)
  • We go to liberate, not to conquerLieutenant Colonel Tim Collins, British Army
  • A Land Force for the Future: The Australian Army in the Early 21st CenturyLieutenant General Peter Leahy, Australian Army
  • Rethinking the Basis of Infantry Close CombatLieutenant Colonel David Kilcullen, Australian Army
  • Lest We Forget: Combined Arms Assault in Complex TerrainLieutenant Colonel Michael Krause, Australian Army
  • Preparation, Crisis and Consequence: Combating the New Treat of Mass-casualty TerrorismColonel Andrew Smith, Australian Army
  • The Army and The MediaPrakash Mirchandani
  • The Benefits of an Australian Army Combat Training Centre (Live): Some Lessons from the US Army's ExperienceLieutenant Colonel Stephen Tulley, Australian Army
  • Failure to Obey: The Australian Army and the First Line Component DeceptionAlbert 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 1968Erik B. Villard
  • Present at the Creation: America and the Remaking of the Middle East in the 21st CenturyMichael Evans
  • Simply Optimal: The Contribution of Early-effect Forces to Stability in East TimorJim Truscott
  • Witness to Genocide: A Personal Account of the 1995 Kibeho MassacrePaul 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 ManagementField 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 OffReviewed by Alan Ryan
  • The Precision Revolution: GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare by Michael Russell Rip and James M. HasikReviewed by Russell Parkin
  • Bush at War by Bob WoodwardReviewed by Alexandra Siddall
  • Asymmetrical Warfare: Today’s Challenge to U.S. Military Power by Roger W. BarnettReviewed by Alan Ryan
  • Beyond Terror: Strategy in a Changing World by Ralph PetersReviewed 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 1915Lieutenant Colonel Anthony John
  • Troopship SouthlandMr Robert McClure
  • On the Road to Warfusee: The Recollections of Captain E.T. Harnett, 17th Battalion, AIFMajor Catherine McCullagh
  • Out Amongst the Tangled Wire: The Origins of Military First Aid in AustraliaMajor Catherine McCullagh
  • Return to Bangka IslandCaptain Judith Spence
  • Rwanda - Gods and Ghosts: August 1994 to February 1995Captain Lorna Todd
  • Manoeuvre Theory: A Blast from the PastMajor Mick Ryan
  • Australian Defence Policy in the Post-Cold War WorldLieutenant Colonel David Coghlan
  • Special Operations in the Urban and Ether Domains: Computers are the Weapons and the Front Line is EverywhereMr Jim Truscott
  • A Modicum of Substance: The Birth of the Army JournalColonel E.G. Keogh, (Retd)
  • The Australian Army by Dr Jeffrey GreyReviewed by Lieutenant Colonel Anthony John

Issue 2000 (pdf, 26.0MB)

  • On Operations in East Timor The Experiences of the Intelligence Officer, 3rd BrigadeMajor John Blaxland
  • Voices from Borneo: The Japanese WarMajor Jim Truscott
  • Live Fire Training Exercises for MOUTLieutenant Colonel Charles Knight
  • The Relevance of Non Lethal Weapons to 'Real' Soldiers: Between Snake Oil and a PanaceaLieutenant Colonel Steve Tulley
  • Operation CHARCOAL: Special Operations MusoriaMajor Jim Truscott
  • The Impact of Digitisation on the Australian ArmyColonel Michael Goodyer
  • 'There is No Front Line': Lessons from Black Hawk DownDoctor Alan Ryan
  • The SAS After Next - Who Knows WinsMajor Jim Truscott
  • Researching the Modern Army: The Royal Australian Corps of TransportDoctor Albert Palazzo
  • The Serpent's Eye: The Cinema of 20th-century CombatDoctor Michael Evans
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21 December 2016
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