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Signature Strikes by Drones Are Counterproductive

Drone strikes have inspired no shortage of controversy. U.S. government officials point to thousands of dead (alleged) militants. They claim ...
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John Boyds Revenge

One of the most influential names in strategic studies is that of Colin S. Gray. He is not only an ...
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Urban Warfare and Jade Helm: Why We Should Invade Texas

  I grew up watching The Simpsons and it remains one of my favorite TV shows. So when news stories began to gain ...
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Meeting the Unforeseen: The Need for More Military-Industrial Analysis

Perhaps the most useful process the federal government and its War Department undertook between the world wars was to preemptively ...
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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 ...
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House of Cards: How King Salmans Reshuffling May Backfire

In the midst of a harsh military campaign in Yemen, Saudi King Salman has managed to surprise once again. Before ...
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The Battle for Bayji, and the Heart of Iraqs Oil ...

The Bayji Oil Refinery represents a lot of things for me. When I was first deployed there in 2005, the ...
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This Week in War

All things war for the Week of 27 April through 1 May 2015. North America In America, large-scale protests and looting ...
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From Tikrit to Mosul

On March 2, a motley assortment of loyalist fighters launched an assault on Tikrit, the birthplace of Saddam Hussein. It ...
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Special Relationship: U.S. Marines Flying from a UK Warship

The “special relationship” with America is central to Britain’s national security and America also counts heavily on British diplomatic and ...