Working Papers

Brian T. Haggerty, "Safe Havens in Syria: Missions and Requirements for an Air Campaign," July 2012, SSP Working Paper WP12-1.

Cindy Williams, "The Future Affordability of U.S. National Security," Tobin Paper, October 2011.

Owen R. Cote, Jr.,  “Assessing the Undersea Balance Between the U.S. and China,” February 2011, SSP Working Paper WP11-1.

"An Interview with Carl Kaysen," Interview took place in Carl Kaysen's office at MIT in 1988 and focused on American Nuclear Strategy and Nuclear Operations. Marc Trachtenberg, David Rosenberg and Stephen Van Evera were the interviewers.

Cindy Williams, "U.S. Budgets for National Security and International Affairs," Working Paper, Defense Economic Workshop, Royal Military College of Canada, November 2008.

Cindy Williams, "Planning and Resource Allocation for Statecraft and Security," Tobin Paper, November 2008.

Cindy Williams and Gordon Adams, "Strengthening Statecraft and Security: Reforming U.S. Planning and Resource Allocation," June 2008, SSP Occasional Paper.

Bjoern H. Seibert, "African Adventure? Assessing the European Union's Military Intervention in Chad and the Central African Republic," November 2007, SSP Working Paper.

Whitney Raas and Austin Long, "Osirak Redux? Assessing Israeli Capabilities to Destroy Iranian Nuclear Facilities, "April 2006, SSP Working Paper.

Cindy Williams, "Transforming the Rewards for Military Service," September 2005, SSP Occasional Paper

Marc DeVore, "The Airborne Illusion: Institutions and the Evolution of Postwar Airborne Forces," June 2004, SSP Working Paper WP04-1

Col. Patrick T. Stackpole, USA, "Route to a Stronger Alliance: Command and Control of the Second Infantry Division," June 2004, SSP Working Paper WP04-2

Michael Schrage, "Perfect Information and Perverse Incentives: Costs and Consequences of Transformation and Transparency," May 2003, SSP Working Paper WP03-1

Michael Gough, Adjunct Scholar, The Cato Institute, "The Political Science of Agent Orange," May 2002, SSP Working Paper WP02-1

J. Kristopher Keener, 2000 M.A. graduate, MIT Political Science, "The Helicopter Innovation in United States Army Aviation," March 2001, SSP Working Paper WP01-1

Captain John Pruitt, USN, "The Influence of Sea Power in the 21st Century," August 2000, SSP Working Paper WP00-4

Colonel Dave Winn, USMC,, "Winning the Recruiting Close Battle: Solutions to the Current Shortfalls," May 2000, SSP Working Paper WP00-1.

Colonel Brian R. Zahn, USA, "The Future Combat System: Minimizing Risk While Maximizing Capability," SSP Working Paper WP00-2, May 2000.

Lieutenant Colonel Donald R. Falls, USAF, "NATO Enlargement: Is Romania Ready to Join the Alliance?" SSP Working Paper WP00-3, May 2000.

Reuven Leopold, "Sea-Based Aviation and the Next U.S. Aircraft Carrier Design: The CVX," Jan. 1998, SSP Occasional Paper.

Daniel Lindley, "UNFICYP and a Cyprus Solution: A Strategic Assessment," May 1997, SSP Working Paper 97-1

Lieutenant Colonel Leo Florick, " 'Low Yield' Nuclear Experiments: Should They Be Permitted Within a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty?" October 1996, SPP Working Paper No. 96-3

Carl Peterson, "Chemical Warfare Agents and Weapons Disposal Experience in the US," October 1996, SSP Working Paper 96-4

Eric Heginbotham, "The British and American Armies in World War II: Explaining Variations in Organizational Learning Patterns," February 1996, DACS Working Paper 96-2

Allen Kaufman, "In the Procurement Officer We Trust: Constitutional Norms, Air Force Procurement and Industrial Organization, 1938 - 1948," DACS Working Paper 96-1, January 1996

Stephen M. Meyer, "The Devolution of Russian Military Power," November 1995, DACS Working Paper 95-4

Harvey M. Sapolsky, "The Cost of Intervention and Isolation," April 1995, DACS Working Paper 95-3

Harvey M. Sapolsky, "Non-Lethal Warfare Technologies: Opportunities and Problems," March 1995, DACS Working Paper 95-2

Layzer, Tripathi, Greenhill, "Organizational Issues in the DOD/DOB Cleanup," Conference in Oct. 1994. DACS Working Paper 95-1

Sanford L. Weiner and Harvey M. Sapolsky, "The Road to the Future: Systems Integration at Hanscom AFB," December 1994, DACS Working Paper 94-4

Avner Cohen, "Toward a New Middle East: Rethinking the Nuclear Question," November 1994, DACS Working Paper 94-3

Jim Walsh, "The Future Role of US Nuclear Weapons," August 1994, DACS Working Paper 94-2

David T. Burbach, "Presidential Approval and the Use of Force," June 1994, DACS Working paper 94-1

George N. Lewis, Steve Fetter and Lisbeth Gronlund, "Casualties and Damage from Scud Attacks in the 1991 Gulf War," March 1993, DACS Working paper 93-2, and update, February 1994

Barry Posen, "Competing US Grand Strategy," March 1993, DACS Working Paper 93-1

Harvey M. Sapolsky, "Health and Defense: A Policy Comparison," DACS Working Paper 92-3

Sharon K. Weiner, "Environmental Concerns at US Overseas Military Installations," July 1992, DACS Working Paper 92-2

Stephen Van Evera, "Managing the Eastern Crisis: Preventing War In The Former Soviet Empire," January 6, 1992, DACS Working Paper 92-1

Steve Meyer, "US Interests in Soviet Future," June 1991, DACS Working Paper 91-3

Brian Nichiporuk, "The Pivotal Power: America in the 1900s," DACS Working Paper, May 1991, DACS Working Paper 91-2

Theodore A. Postol, "The Prospects for Successful Air-Defense Against Chemical-Armed Tactical Ballistic Missile Attacks on Urban Areas," March, 1991, DACS Working Paper 91-1

Avner Cohen and Marvin Miller, "Nuclear Shadows in the Middle East: Prospect for Arms Control in the Wake of the Gulf Crisis, " December 1990, DACS Working Paper 90-3

Myron Weiner, "Security, Stability and International Migration," December 1990, DACS Working Paper 90-2

Barry Posen, "Political Objectives and Military Options in the Persian Gulf," November 1990, DACS Working Paper 90-1