The January 2010 revision of the Joint Forces Staff College reading list

(source) The JFSC Commandant's Professional Reading List contains recommended books by the Commandant on Joint and Multinational Operations.

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January 2012

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January 2009

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Into the 21st Century

Book cover for 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century

Book cover for Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam

Book cover for Swords and Ploughshares: Building Peace in the 21st Century

Book cover for Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-first Century

Book cover for The New Counterinsurgency Era: Transforming the U.S. Military for Modern Wars

Book cover for Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century

Current Issues

Book cover for Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice

Book cover for Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan

Book cover for Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way Out of Iraq

Book cover for The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One

Book cover for Three Cups of Tea

Book cover for Who Are We?: The Challenges to America's National Identity

Leadership and Command

Book cover for The Fourth Star: Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army

Book cover for The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008

Lessons from the Past

Book cover for Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence

Book cover for A Question of Command: Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq

Book cover for Chasing Ghosts: Unconventional Warfare in American History

Book cover for Dangerous Nation: America's Foreign Policy from Its Earliest Days to the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

Book cover for D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

Book cover for Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam

Book cover for The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan

Book cover for Victory On The Potomac: The Goldwater-Nichols Act Unifies The Pentagon