features

This Week in War

All things war for the first week of February, 2015.   North America Ashton (“Ash”) Carter admitted in his confirmation hearings ...
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Jeff Bridoux on Democracy Promotion in the Post-9/11 Era

In Democracy Promotion, you  and Milja Kurki, your co-author, seek to provide an understanding of some of the key dynamics and ...
interviews

Free Speech, Self-Censorship, and the Cartoon that Shook the World

When Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published cartoons of the prophet Mohammed in 2005, its editor, Flemming Rose, and his country, Denmark, found themselves ...
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American Witnesses of the Nazi Rise to Power

Your book Hitlerland chronicles the lives of Americans who witnessed first-hand the Nazis rise to power. What drew the Americans you write ...
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Revisiting the First 102 Days of the War on Terror

The phrase Tora Bora became a tagline for anti-Bush stump speeches by John Kerry during his 2004 presidential run. Over ...
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Ron Capps on PTSD and Recovery from Serving in Five ...

A veteran of five wars, Ron Capps, who served both as a senior military intelligence officer and a U.S. State Department ...
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Bing West on Fighting the Forgotten War in Afghanistan

In his latest book, One Million Steps, Bing West describes the daily battles of a platoon of U.S. Marines he embedded with ...
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Paul Staniland on How to Fix Counterinsurgency

In his new book, Networks of Rebellion: Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse, Paul Staniland discusses the importance of material resources in explaining ...
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Anjan Sundaram on Life as a Stringer in the Congo

In 2005, Anjan Sundaram was a recent graduate in mathematics with an Ivy League education and cushy investment bank offer ...
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Spymaster Jack Devine on Building a Better CIA

Jack Devine, longtime veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and at one point its top spymaster, was there for ...