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How the World Stopped Worrying about Nuclear Disarmament and Forgot ...

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) recognizes only five “nuclear states” – the U.S., UK, France, Russia and China. Since 1967, ...
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Why NATO Intervened in Libya, but Not Syria

The war in Syria continues to grind along with Bashar al Assad still in power in Damascus. The security focus ...
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Simple Rules and Tools for Modern Leadership

A quick browse of the shelves of any academic library, bookstore, or duty-free airport lounge will reveal endless stacks of ...
opinion

America’s Failed Revolution

By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, ...
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Intelligence Failures Are Inevitable. Get Over it

The Iraq War marked the first time that secret intelligence was used in the public domain to justify America going ...
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The Secret Speech and Putins Cult of Personality

Nikita Khrushchev’s “Secret Speech” of 25 February 1956 marked the full commencement of “de-Stalinization” in which Josef Stalin’s “Cult of the ...
opinion

Dont Build A Berlin Wall in Ukraine

Over Christmas I took a long stroll in the snow along with my wife, a proud West Berliner, through the ...
opinion

State of Disunion: Americas Lack of Strategy is its Own ...

Following last weeks State of the Union address, the headlines were filled with discussions of a gridlocked and ineffectual Congress, ...
opinion

War and Americas Compromisers in Chief

War is uncompromising. Despite modern attempts to predict it, understand it, quantify it, contain it, reduce it, and eliminate it, ...
opinion

National Security Policymakers—No Experience Necessary?

The United States possesses the most capable military in human history accompanied by the largest intelligence community in the world. ...