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Leaders in Transition

American national security policy is in a time of transition. The wind-down of the war in Iraq and the continued ...
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Was Machiavelli Right About Innovation?

“It is a very natural and ordinary thing to desire to acquire; and always, when men do it who can, ...
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As the Smoke Clears: Tobacco and the US Military

Consider for a moment that at least 108 million people (military and civilian) were killed in all the wars of ...
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ISIS Is an Existential Threat, but Not to the West

The word ‘existential’ aptly entered the English lexicon in 1941, when borders, governments, peoples and democracy itself were all having ...
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A Shattered and Dangerous Land

Since the rise of al-Shabaab (The Youths) terrorist group, Somalia has never been far from headlines across the globe. It ...
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War Is Extinct, and We Miss It! Part 3: What ...

The future of war is bleak and uncertain, but the future of violence is assured. The worldwide growing gap between ...
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Health

Health

Treating Cuts and Wounds: The Basics

Whether you’re in a survival situation or just heading out for a camping trip in the woods, you’re bound to ...
Health

3 Ways to Get Clean Water in the Wilderness

Whether you get cut off from basic resources because of an attack or natural disaster, or are headed out for ...

Preparation

Preparation

How to Prepare Yourself Now For Any Upcoming Disaster

It is very easy to talk ourselves into a false sense of security. In general, our lives are pretty easy, ...

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Why Are the Religions of the West so Violent?

As religious conflicts continue to escalate in the world, one cannot help but concede that mankind really has ...
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The Islamic State Meets the Laws of Economics

The so-called Islamic State’s Caliphate faces an adversary more deadly than the bombs being dropped upon it. It ...
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Winning the Peace in Mesopotamia

Academics, generals, and the intelligence community are generally in agreement concerning the changing character of war: yesterday’s wars were waged over ...
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A New Image for an Old al-Qaeda

Over three decades, al-Qaeda has undergone a number of changes.  Faced by an alliance of powerful governments and ...
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The Talibans Siege of Kunduz Highlights a Worrying New Dynamic

The Taliban seized the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on 28th September after five months of fighting. Even though the city ...
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Lets Make ISIS a State

On 11 February 1918, President Woodrow Wilson gave his famous self-determination speech. Now almost a 100 years later, it is ...
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