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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 ...
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Joshua Rovner on Iraq and the Politics of Intelligence

In Fixing the Facts, Joshua Rovner explores the complex interaction between intelligence and policy and shines a spotlight on the problem ...
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Everyday Ways to Fix Peacekeeping

Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention by Séverine Autesserre Cambridge University Press, 360 pages, $26.99   ...
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Christopher Coker on Prospects for a Great Power War

What do you say to those out there Margaret Mead, John Horgan and others who say that war is just ...
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Barry Blechman on Using Force Without War

If there is one book worth reading (or rereading) this summer given the current state of the world, it’s Force Without ...
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Morten Ender on Millennials and the Military

The Millennial Generation and National Defense: Attitudes of Future Military and Civilian Leaders By Morten G. Ender, et al. Palgrave Macmillan, ...
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What a Head Strong Military Looks Like

Head Strong: How Psychology is Revolutionizing War by Michael D. Matthews, PhD Oxford University Press, 288 pages, $29,95 Can you walk ...