MCUP Titles A-Z

 


A New Conception of War
John Boyd, The U.S. Marines, and Maneuver Warfare
By Ian T. Brown

 


Acknowledging Limits
Police Advisors and Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan
By William Rosenau

 

 


Afghanistan
Alone and Unafraid
By Lieutenant Colonel David A. Benhoff

 


Al-Anbar Awakening
Volume 1, American Perspectives
U.S. Marines and Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2004-2009
By Chief Warrant Officer-4 Timothy S. McWilliams and Lieutenant Colonel Kurtis P. Wheeler
 
 
 

 


Al-Anbar Awakening
Volume 2, Iraqi Perspectives
From Insurgency to Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2004-2009
By Colonel Gary W. Montgomery and Chief Warrant Officer-4 Timothy S. McWilliams

 

 


Al-Qaida after Ten Years of War
A Global Perspective of Successes, Failures, and Prospects

By Norman Cigar and Stephanie E. Kramer

 


 


Al-Qaida, the Tribes, and the Government
Lessons and Prospects for Iraq's Unstable Triangle
By Norman Cigar

 

 


 

Among Heroes
A Marine Corps Rifle Company on Peleliu

First Sergeant Jack R. Ainsworth

 

 

 


Among the People
U.S. Marines in Iraq

By Lieutenant Colonel David A. Benhoff

 


An Annotated Guide to Tactics
Carl von Clausewitz's Theory of the Combat
Edited and annotated by Olivia A. Garard

 

 

 


Applications in Operational Culture
Perspectives from the Field

By Paula Holmes-Eber, Patrice M. Scanlon, and Andrea L. Hamlen

 

 

 


Aspects of Leadership
Ethics, Law, and Spirituality
By Carroll Connelley and Paolo Tripodi





 


The Best-Laid Schemes
A Tale of Social Research and Bureaucracy
By Seymour J. Deitchman

 

 


 


Boots and Suits
Historical Cases and Contemporary Lessons in Military Diplomacy

Edited by Ambassador Philip S. Kosnett (Ret)

 

 

 


Case Studies in Operational Culture
By Paula Holmes-Eber and Major Marcus J. Mainz

 

 


 


China's Emerging National Security Interests and Their Impact on the People's Liberation Army
By Murray Scot Tanner and Peter W. MacKenzie

 

 

 


Coalition Leadership
Lessons Learned While Commanding A NATO Brigade in Afghanistan

By Colonel James L. Creighton, USA (Ret)

 

 

 


Complex Terrain
Megacities and the Changing Character of Urban Operations

By Benjamin M. Jensen, Henrik Breitenbach, and Brandon Valeriano

 

 


 


Confronting Security Challenges on the Korean Peninsula
By Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

 

 

 

 


Considering Russia
Emergence of a Near Peer Competitor
By Matthew R. Slater, Michael Purcell, and Andrew M. Del Gaudio


Counterinsurgency Leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond
By Nicholas J. Schlosser and James M. Caiella

 

 


 


The Crisis of the African State
Globalism, Tribalism, and Jihadism in the Twenty-First Century
Edited by Anthony N. Celso and Robert Nalbandov

 

 


Culture General Guidebook
Globally Applicable Concepts and Skills for Military Professionals

Kerry Fosher, PhD, and Lauren Mackenzie, PhD,
with contributing authors Erika Tarzi, Kristin Post, Eric Gauldin, and Gregory (Chip) Marshall

 

 


Destination Unknown
Volume 1, Spring 2019

 


 

 


Destination Unknown
Volume 2, Fall 2020

 

 

 


Destination Unknown
Volume 3, Summer 2022

 

 


 


Destination Unknown
Volume 4, Winter 2023/24


 

 

 


The Dilemma of Lawlessness
Organized Crime, Violence, Prosperity, and Security along Guatemala's Borders
By Ralph Espach, Daniel Haering, Javier Meléndez Quiñonez, and Miguel Castillo Giron

 



 


Disaster Labs
How American States Use Partnerships to Manage the Unthinkable
By Austen D. Givens





 


Forging Wargamers
A Framework for Professional Military Education
Edited by Sebastian J. Bae


 



 


From Hegemony to Competition
Marine Perspectives on Expeditionary Advanced Basing Operations
edited by Matthew R. Slater

 


 

 


From the Major to the Missus
Letters from the War in Vietnam, October 1966 to October 1967

written by Major Ray B. Stice to Elizabeth “Gig” Stice
transcribed and edited by Robin Stice Maroney with John M. Curatola, PhD

 

 


The End of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
The Impact in Studies and Personal Essays by Service Members and Veterans
By J. Ford Huffman and Tammy S. Schultz





 


A Game of Hare & Hounds
An Operational-level Command Study of the Guilford Courthouse Campaign,
18 January-15 March 1781

By Harold Allen Skinner Jr.

 


 


Information Warfare
Forging Communication Strategies for Twenty-first Century Operational Environments
By James P. Farwell



 


The Iranian Puzzle Piece
Understanding Iran in the Global Context
By Amin Tarzi

 

 


 


Iwo Jima and the Bonin Islands in U.S.-Japanese Relations
American Strategy, Japanese Territory, and the Islanders In-Between
By Robert D. Eldridge


 

 


Khaos Company
A Commander's Account and Lessons Learned from the 2019 MAGTF Warfighting Exercise
By Captain Matthew S. Hanks, USMC, with Williamson Murray, PhD

 

 

 


Marines at War
Stories from Afghanistan and Iraq
Edited by Paolo G. Tripodi and Kelly Frushour

 

 

 


The Marine Corps War College Strategy Primer
 

 



 


The Marine Corps War College Strategy Primer
Expanded Edition





 



The Mud and the Mirth
Marine Cartoonist in World War I

By Cord Scott





 


New Approaches to Nonstate Armed Actors
Edited by Kenneth H. Williams

 

 

 


Oil & War
How the Deadly Struggle for Fuel in World War II Meant Victory or Defeat
By Robert Goralski and Russell W. Freeburg 

 

 

 


On Contested Shores
The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare
Edited by Timothy Heck and B.A. Friedman




 


On the Ground in Afghanistan
Counterinsurgency in Practice
By Jerry Meyerle, Megan Katt, and Jim Gavrilis



 


Operational Culture and the Warfighter
Principles and Applications
By Barak A. Salmoni and Paula Holmes-Eber

 

 


 


Pacifist to Padre
The World War II Memoir of Chaplain Roland B. Gittelsohn, December 1941-January 1946
Edited by Donald M. Bishop

 



 


Patterns of Influence
Strategic Culture Case Studies and Conclusions
Edited by Matthew R. Slater

 

 


 


Phase Line Attila
The Amphibious Campaign for Cyprus, 1974
By
Edward J. Erickson and Mesut Uyer

 

 


Political Warfare
Strategies for Combatting China's Plan to "Win without Fighting"
By
Kerry K. Gershaneck

 

 


Preparing for an Era of Persistent Conflict
By Tammy S. Schultz



 

 


The Race with No Finish Line
Assessing the Strategy of Regional Great Power Competition

By Martin Skold




 


Raging Waters
China, India, Bangladesh, Brahmaputra River Politics
By Nilanthi Samaranayake, Satu Limaye, Joel Wuthnow

  

 

 


Rethinking the Drone War
National Security, Legitimacy, and Civilian Casualties in U.S. Counterterrorism Operations
By Larry Lewis and Diane Vavrichek

 



 


Rethinking the Middle East in Transition
Edited by Kenneth Williams

 

 


 


The Rise and Decline of U.S. Military Culture Programs, 2004-20
Edited by Kerry B. Fosher, PhD, and Lauren Mackenzie, PhD

 




 



Saddam Hussein's Nuclear Vision
An Atomic Shield and Sword for Conquest
By Norman Cigar

 

 

 


Shared Experience
Organizational Culture and Ethos at the U.S. Marine Corps Basic School, 1924-41

By Jennifer L. Mazzara, PhD

 

 

 


Strategic Water
Iraq and Security Planning in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin
By Frederick Lorenz and Edward J. Erickson, PhD

 

 


 


Strategic Water
Iraq and Security Planning in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin, Expanded Edition

By Frederick Lorenz and Edward J. Erickson, PhD​

 

 

 


The Trillion Dollar War
The U.S. Effort to Rebuild Afghanistan, 1999–2021

By Abid Amiri





 


U.S. Marines and Irregular Warfare, 1989-2007
Anthology and Selected Bibliography
By Colonel Stephen S. Evans

 


 

 


Warfare in Peacetime: Proxies and State Powers
By Christopher C. Harmon, PhD

 


 

 


Wargaming Waterloo
By Charles J. Esdaile, PhD

 

 


War, Will, and Warlords
Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2011
By Robert M. Cassidy


Women, Peace, & Security in Professional Military Education
Edited by Lauren Mackenzie, PhD; and Lieutenant Colonel Dana Perkins, PhD

 

 

 

 


What It Means to Be a Man
How to Become a Better Person

by Major General Bill Mullen (Ret)

 

 

 


Wotan's Workshop
Military Experiments Before World War II
By Brian McCue