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FOT Resources

This list was created especially for Further On Training (FOT) and provides a number of resources that offer FREE or Open Access to articles,  primary sources, and more in the areas of international law, national/international security policy and strategy, logistics, as well as regional and strategic issues.

The Air Force Journal of Logistics is the professional logistics publication of the Air Force. The journal presents research, innovative thinking, and ideas and issues of concern to the Air Force and civilian logistics communities.


American Political Science Review

*Some Open Access*

American Political Science Review is political science's premier scholarly research journal. Areas covered include political theory, American politics, public policy, public administration, comparative politics, and international relations.

CATO Institute 

The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace. Its scholars and analysts conduct independent, nonpartisan research on a wide range of policy issues.

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

*Subscribe for Free*


CSIS’s purpose is to define the future of national security. 

Homeland Security Affairs Journal

Homeland Security Affairs is the peer-reviewed online journal of the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS). Homeland Security Affairs captures new strategies, policies, concepts and data relating to every aspect of Homeland Security. These articles constitute not only the “smart practices” but also the evolution of Homeland Security as an emerging academic and professional discipline.


International Law Studies

International Law Studies (ILS) provides articles that contribute to the development and broader understanding of international law as it relates to military affairs. The journal uniquely focuses on the law of armed conflict, the law governing the use force, maritime security, law of the sea and general public international law as they pertain to military strategy, policy and operations.


International Security

*Some Open Access*

International Security publishes essays on contemporary security issues. Its articles address traditional topics of war and peace, as well as more recent dimensions of security, including environmental, demographic, and humanitarian issues, transnational networks, and emerging technologies.


Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ)

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JFQ is the Chairman's joint military and security studies journal designed to inform and educate national security professionals on joint and integrated operations; whole of government contributions to national security policy and strategy; homeland security; and developments in training and joint military education to better equip America's military and security apparatus to meet tomorrow's challenges while protecting freedom today.


Journal of Strategic Studies

Research on strategic studies, including historical and theoretical approaches to modern warfare, contemporary security, defense policy and modern strategy.


The Journal of Surface and Deployment Distribution (SDDC)

The SDDC moves, deploys and sustains the Armed Forces to deliver readiness and lethality – at speed. Whenever and wherever Soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen are deployed, SDDC is involved in planning and executing the surface delivery of their equipment and supplies. 

Michigan Journal of International Law

Michigan Journal of International Law is one of the premiere international legal journals in the world.


Military Review

The Military Review provides an established and well-regarded Army forum to stimulate original thought and debate on topics related to the art and science of land warfare.


Naval War College Review

The Naval War College Review was established in 1948 as a forum for discussion of public policy matters of interest to the maritime services. 



Parameters is an official US Army Periodical, published quarterly by the US Army War College. It publishes books and special reports on U.S. national security, Army and Joint issues.

US Army War College- Regional Issues
US Army War College- Strategic Issues 


Washington Quarterly

Washington Quarterly publishes global security affairs including the U.S. role in the world, emerging great powers, nuclear proliferation challenges and global political changes. It is a global security affairs journal providing diverse perspectives on strategic changes, trends, and relations around the world and their public policy implications.