FORCES (4S) - Strategy, Security and Social Systems Initiative promotes research and instruction to improve decision-making in present and future global leaders. The initiative supports the use of social scientific research in strategy and security activities to shape long-range and global military, political, and organizational decision-making for a just, stable, and secure world. FORCES is housed in Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts and created in collaboration with Discovery Park and the Institute for Global Defense Innovation.


Submissions from 2021


Undersea Cables: The Ultimate Geopolitical Chokepoint, Bert Chapman

Submissions from 2020

Operation Barbarossa - Army Group Center Animated Map, Sorin Matei and Robert Kirchubel