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To Catch a Cheat: Trusting the Verification Regime in Iran

There’s a scene in the 2004 satirical comedy Team America: World Police where Hans Blix, the then-head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), ...
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Fiction for the Strategist

Army Strategist Lieutenant Colonel Aaron Bazin recently posted an article on what successful strategists should read. His inclusion of fiction ...
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Disarming the Profession of Arms: Why Disarm Servicemembers on Bases?

When you swear the oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States in uniform you give up ...
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Death by Treasury: The Challenge of Defense Austerity in Britain

Last week, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, made the surprise announcementthat the Conservative Government would commit to spending 2% ...
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200 Years after Waterloo, How will Todays Wars be Remembered?

Can you remember the last time the conclusion of a war was widely celebrated by soldiers, politicians, the press and ...
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Why We Dont Need a New War Against ISIS

The question continues to circle from Pennsylvania Avenue to Main Street whether or not America should go to war against ...
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The Fight Within Every Veteran and with Those They Love

I left a good part of me in Iraq after my first tour in Iraq in 2003 as a Scout/Sniper ...
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Challenge 2016 Candidates on Long-Term Security Policy

On June 2nd, representatives from twenty-four nations gathered in Paris to take stock of the international campaign against ISIS. With the recent ...
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Whack-a-Mole Strategy Against ISIS not Working

The evidence would suggest that a high value target (HVT) operation by the CIA and Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) is underway ...
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Wheres the Courage of our China Conviction?

China is the foremost security challenge the United States faces in the future. At least that is the conventional wisdom. ...