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SAASS Student Support AY22


Air University Library Course Support


8 July 2021 - 23 July 2021

"The foundation of the study of strategy is the study of history, and in particular, the sub-discipline of military history."

Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.

Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.


  • Day 1
        Hal Brands     Biography
        Charles Edel    Biography
        The Lessons of Tragedy:  Statecraft and World Order      Review

  • Day 2
        Thucydides     Biography
        The Landmark Thucydides     Review 1     Review 2

  • Day 3
        Thucydides     Biography
        The Landmark Thucydides     Review 1     Review 2 

  • Day 4
        John Lewis Gaddis       Biography
        On Grand Strategy         Review

  • Day 5
        Daniel Kahneman     Biography 1     Biography 2
        Thinking, Fast and Slow     Review 
  • Day 6
        Graham Allison     Biography
        Phiip Zelikow     Biography
        Essence of Decision:  Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis     Review 1     Review 2 

  • Day 7
    Yuen Foong Khong     Biography
        Analogies at War:  Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam Decisions of 1965     Review 1     Review 2

  • Day 8
    Xiaoming Zhang     
        Deng Xiaoping's Long War:  The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991      Review 1     Review 2

  • Day 9 
        James G. Murphy    Biography
        War's Ends:  Human Rights, International Order, and the Ethics of Peace     Review

  • Day 10
        Christopher S. Chivvis     Biography
        Toppling Qaddafi:  Libya and the Limits of Liberal Intervention     Review    (scroll down to pg. 577)

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