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2016 SOCOM Reading List

The 18 books on the 2016 Official Special Operations Command Reading list is published at the: Joint Special Operations University Library.


Leadership  

  1. Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret’s Battles from Washington to Afghanistan, by Michael G. Waltz (2014)
  2. Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield, by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (2015)
  3. Leaders Eat Last, by Simon Sinek (2013)
  4. Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World, by General Stanley McChrystal (2015)
  5. The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do About It, by Joshua Cooper Ramo (2009)

The Threat

  1. The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action, by Mathew Burrows (2014)
  2. Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla, by David Kilcullen (2014)
  3. Future Crimes: Everything is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It, by Marc Goodman (2015)
  4. Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism, by Louise Shelley (2014)

Strategy  

  1. Good Strategy/Bad Strategy, by Richard Rumelt (2011)
  2. Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, by LTG (ret) Daniel P. Bolger (2014)
  3. Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World, by Ian Bremmer (2015)

Intelligence

  1. The Way of the Knife, by Mark Mazzetti (2013)
  2. The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service, by Henry Crumpton (2013)

Technology & Innovation

  1. Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know, by P.W. Singer and Allan Friedman (2014)
  2. @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex, by Shane Harris (2014)
  3. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, by Walter Isaacson (2015)
  4. Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less, by Joseph McCormack (2014)

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2016 SOCOM Reading List.

The 18 books on the 2016 Official Special Operations Command Reading list is published at the: Joint Special Operations University Library.


Leadership  

  1. Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret’s Battles from Washington to Afghanistan, by Michael G. Waltz (2014)
  2. Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield, by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (2015)
  3. Leaders Eat Last, by Simon Sinek (2013)
  4. Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World, by General Stanley McChrystal (2015)
  5. The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do About It, by Joshua Cooper Ramo (2009)

The Threat

  1. The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action, by Mathew Burrows (2014)
  2. Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla, by David Kilcullen (2014)
  3. Future Crimes: Everything is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It, by Marc Goodman (2015)
  4. Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism, by Louise Shelley (2014)

Strategy  

  1. Good Strategy/Bad Strategy, by Richard Rumelt (2011)
  2. Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, by LTG (ret) Daniel P. Bolger (2014)
  3. Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World, by Ian Bremmer (2015)

Intelligence

  1. The Way of the Knife, by Mark Mazzetti (2013)
  2. The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service, by Henry Crumpton (2013)

Technology & Innovation

  1. Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know, by P.W. Singer and Allan Friedman (2014)
  2. @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex, by Shane Harris (2014)
  3. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, by Walter Isaacson (2015)
  4. Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less, by Joseph McCormack (2014)

We provide high quality content for life long learners; not adds, spam, or popups.

If you appreciate our content and intend on purchasing a military reading list for your library or command  please consider buying from DODReads.com first.

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