iiiBill Doll, Joe Gueron, Erik Kjonnerod, David Leech, John Mea-gher, Carmen Medina, Matthew Russell, Chris Waychoff, HansBinnendijk, Brad Botwin, David Couzens, Paul Halpern, PaulHanley, Rudy Lohmeyer, Andy Marshall, and Elton “Thumper”Parker. Research Fellows to the Vision Working Group includeMarcello Abbruzzeti, Lindsey Gehrig, Ian Grant, and Mary Shea.Other research support was provided by Bob Wysocki, MyronStokes, Doug Orton, Trudi Lang, James McHann, Jon Stoffel,Matthew Schmidt, and Chris Wasden. This volume was devel-oped with the support of Caylan Ford, my graduate research as-sistant, and Richard Chasdi, my new deputy.The scenarios we produced would not be as robust as need-ed were it not for Lieutenant General Frances C. Wilson, USMC,President, The National Defense University, whose permissionto work with the three Commandants of The National War Col-lege, Major General Robert P. Steel, U.S. Air Force; The IndustrialCollege of the Armed Forces, Rear Admiral Garry E. Hall, U.S.Navy; and the Joint Forces Staff College, Major General Byron S.Bagby, U.S. Army; and their national security faculty improvedthe scenarios immensely. We are grateful to them all.The scenarios also could not have been developed withoutthe extensive assistance of the National Academies and PatriciaS. Wrightson, Ph.D., Director, Committee on Scientic Commu-nication and National Security, Policy and Global Affairs Divi-sion, who hosted our conference with the scientists who beganour process. We also wish to thank Lieutenant General BrentScowcroft and Dr. John Hennessy, the co-chairs of the Committeeon Scientic Communication and National Security (CSCANS) atthe National Academies who supported our efforts.My work with the Project could not have occurred withoutthe steadfast support of President Stephanie W. Bergeron and Dr.Robert L. Minter, Chief Academic Ofcer of Walsh College, andtheir understanding of the critical work of the Project to the na-tion and the world.One member of the Vision Working Group who merits spe-cial attention is Patti Benner. Her intellectual guidance and per-severance enabled us to think more clearly about the entire as-signment, and I am very grateful to her.Last, but not least, I wish to thank the Strategic Studies Insti-tute (SSI) and the U.S. Army War College, particularly, Dr. JamesPierce, SSI Director of Publications, and his support staff, Ms.Rita Rummel, Mr. Richard J. T. Juday, and Mrs. Jennifer E. Nevilfor their editorial and graphics support.