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Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Walter C. Ladwig III, “A Neo-Nixon Doctrine for the Indian Ocean: Helping States Help Themselves,” Strategic Analysis, Vol. 36, No. 3 (May 2012).

Walter C. Ladwig III, “India and Military Power Projection: Will the Land of Gandhi Become a Conventional Great Power?” Asian Survey, Vol. 50, No. 6 (November/December 2010).

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Diego Garcia and America's Emerging Indian Ocean Strategy,” Asian Security, Vol. 6, No. 3 (September 2010). (with Andrew Erickson and Justin Mikolay).

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Delhi’s Pacific Ambition: Naval Power, ‘Look East,’ and India’s Emerging Role in the Asia-Pacific,” Asian Security, Vol. 5, No. 2 (June 2009).

Walter C. Ladwig III, “A Cold Start for Hot Wars? The Indian Army’s New Limited War Doctrine,” International Security, Vol. 32, No. 3 (Winter 2007/08).

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Supporting Allies in Counterinsurgency: Britain and the Dhofar Rebellion,” Small Wars & Insurgencies, Vol. 19, No. 1 (March 2008).

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Training Foreign Police: A Missing Aspect of U.S. Security Assistance to Counterinsurgency,” Comparative Strategy, Vol. 26, No. 4 (July 2007). *The Australian Army identified this article as recommended reading for its senior officers*


Book Chapters and Working Papers

Walter C. Ladwig III, “When the Police are the Problem: The Philippine Constabulary and the Huk Rebellion” in C. Christine Fair and Sumit Ganguly, eds., The Role of Domestic Police in Counter-Insurgency Operations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), forthcoming.

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Drivers of Indian Naval Growth,” in Harsh Pant, ed., The Rise of the Indian Navy: Internal Vulnerabilities, External Challenges (Ashgate, 2012).

Walter C. Ladwig III, "The Military Geography of Diego Garcia: Future Implications for U.S. Power Projection in the Indian Ocean," Andrew S. Erickson and Justin D. Mikolay, in Carnes Lord and Andrew S. Erickson, eds., U.S. Basing and Presence in the Asia-Pacific (Newport, RI: Naval Institute Press, 2012).

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Looking East 2 (East Asia/Australasia)” in David Scott, ed., A Handbook of India's International Relations (London: Routledge, 2011).

Walter C. Ladwig III, "Insights from the Northeast: Counterinsurgency in Nagaland and Mizoram," in David P. Fidler and Sumit Ganguly, eds., India and Counterinsurgency: Lessons Learned (London: Routledge, 2009).

Walter C. Ladwig III, "Security Assistance and Counterinsurgency: The British Experience in Oman, 1964-1975," in Kendall Gott, ed., Security Assistance: U.S. and International Historical Perspectives (Leavenworth, KS: CSI Press, 2006).

Walter C. Ladwig III, Sustaining Peace in Sierra Leone: Assessing Indigenous Capacity to Maintain Stability and Peace in Parallel with the UNAMSIL Drawdown (with Cara Abercrombie, et. al.) Princeton, NJ: Sierra Leone Working Group, December 2002. Prepared for the Government of Sierra Leone, U.S. State Department and United Nations Department of Peace Keeping Operations.


Publications in Policy Journals and Book Reviews

Walter C. Ladwig III, "India and the Balance of Power in the Asia-Pacific," Joint Force Quarterly, No. 57 (April 2010)

Walter C. Ladwig III, "Indian Military Doctrine and Warfighting: The Challenge of Change," Seminar, No. 596 (June 2009)

Review of Graham A. Cosmas, MACV: The Joint Command in the Years of Escalation, 1962-1967 (Washington, DC: Center of Military History, 2006), in War in History, Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2008)

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Managing Counterinsurgency: Lessons from Malaya,” Military Review, Vol. 87, No. 3 (May 2007). Not peer reviewed.

Review of John T. Fishel and Max G. Manwaring, Uncomfortable Wars Revisited (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006), in Joint Force Quarterly, No. 45 (April 2007)

Review of Richard Schultz and Andrea Dew, Insurgents, Terrorists and Militias: The Warriors of Contemporary Combat (New York: Columbia University Press, 2006) in Military Review, Vol. 87, No. 2 (March 2007)
Walter C. Ladwig III, “The Future of the British Nuclear Deterrent: An Assessment of Decision Factors,” Strategic Insights, Vol. 6, No. 1 (January 2007). Local copy.



Conference Papers

Walter C. Ladwig III, “India and the Anti-Access Challenge,” presented at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 27 January 2012. Walter C. Ladwig III, “Drivers of Indian Naval Growth” presented at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Conference, Seattle, 2 September 2011

Walter C. Ladwig III “Reform and Reorganization of the Philippine Constabulary” presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference, Montreal, 12 March 2011

Walter C. Ladwig III, “The Indian Army, Cold Start and Two Front Wars” presented at Shifting the Balance in Asia: Indian Military Modernization, Washington, DC, 8 June 2010

Walter C. Ladwig III “India and Military Power Projection” presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference, New Orleans, 17-20 February 2011

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Managing Separatist Insurgencies: Insights from Northeastern India” presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference, New York, 15-18 February 2009

Walter C. Ladwig III (with Andrew S. Erickson and Justin D. Mikolay) “Diego Garcia’s Strategic Past, Present and Future” to be presented at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Conference, Boston, 28-31 Aug 2008

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Insights from the Northeast: Counterinsurgency in Nagaland and Mizoram” presented at Lessons from India's Experience for the Future of Counterinsurgency Policy, Washington, D.C. June 4-5, 2008

Walter C. Ladwig III, “An Overview and Assessment of the Indian Army's Cold Start Strategy” presented at Cold Start: India’s New Strategic Doctrine and its Implications, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 29-30 May 2008

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Assisting Counterinsurgency in the Philippines and Vietnam” presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference, San Francisco, 26-29 March 2008

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Supporting Allies in Counterinsurgency: Lessons from Dhofar” presented at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Conference, Chicago, 30 Aug -2 Sep 2007

Walter C. Ladwig III, “A Cold Start for Hot Wars? An Assessment of the Indian Army’s New Limited War Doctrine” presented at the Political Studies Association (PSA) Conference, Bath, 11 -13 April 2007

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Security Assistance and Counterinsurgency: The British Experience in Oman, 1964-1975” presented at the Combat Studies Institute Military History Symposium, Ft. Leavenworth, KS, 8-10 August 2006