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Time to Take Chemical Weapons More Seriously

Since the birth of the Chemical Corps back in World War I (then called the Chemical Warfare Service), chemical, biological, ...
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How to Assess Risk in a World of Threats like ...

As U.S. efforts to build an international coalition to confront ISIS continue, so does the national debate regarding if, when, ...
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Is COIN No Longer Relevant?

In another harbinger of the U.S. military’s waning emphasis on counterinsurgency (COIN) doctrine, on October 1, the Army Irregular Warfare Center (AIWC) ...
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What the War with ISIS Teaches Us About Strategy

Few words are as ubiquitous and amorphous as the word “strategy.? This has certainly been true regarding the U.S. response ...
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Is a New Holy Alliance Forming in the Middle East?

The last year has not been kind to the forces of political Islam. Where before they seemed to be positioned ...
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Full-Spectrum Engagement: Better than War

In a recent piece called, Peace and War: The Space Between, Nadia Schadlow does a great job explaining how U.S. foreign ...
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For Refugees in Turkey, A Tipping Point Looms

On a clear day, she can climb up the hill with her mother to the mosque and get a glimpse ...
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Is Extremist Hip Hop Helping ISIS?

Chillin’ with my homie or what’s left of him.” That is the caption posted by Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, 24, better ...
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A Falklands Strategy to Avoid War over Spratleys

China seeks to aggressively expand its territorial claims in the Spratley islands. Despite being largely uninhabitable,  the Spratleys lay along ...
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What the Air Force Can Learn from FedEx

Over the last year or so, there has been increased chatter about the Active and Reserve Component—or AC/RC in military ...