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USSOCOM Commander's Reading List

The Commander of the United States Special Operations Command has issued this suggested list of readings.

Titles and Nimitz Call Numbers

Cohen, E. (2016). The big stick : the limits of soft power and the necessity of military force . Basic Books.   UA23 .C584 2016

Gaddis, J. (2018). On grand strategy . Penguin Press.  U162 .G125 2018

Mara E. Karlin. (2017). Building Militaries in Fragile States: Challenges for the United States. University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

McFate, S., & McChrystal, S. (2019). The new rules of war : victory in the age of durable disorder  (First edition.). William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.  U105 .M38 2019

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