Rosa Brooks

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The Doormat Gets Shown the Door

Goodbye, Chuck Hagel: We hardly knew ye! Perhaps there wasn't much to know. Or perhaps you contain hidden depths. Who can say? For almost two ...

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Embrace the Chaos

There are shellackings, and then there are shellackings -- and this one was a doozy. White House loyalists may tell us that the 2014 midterm ...

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But This Threatiness Goes to 11…

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary. For Immediate Release: September 25, 2014. Remarks by the President after the U.N. Security Council Summit on ...

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We Don’t Need Another Dumb War

Back when he was just a U.S. Senator, Barack Obama used to say that he didn't oppose all wars, just "dumb wars." I assumed that ...

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Six Lessons America Seems Thoroughly Incapable of Learning

It's been a bad few months for those determined to believe humanity is marching inexorably towards a more peaceful future. In Iraq, militant extremists so ...

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Sorry, Hillary: I Should Have Voted for You

Hillary, I owe you an apology. No, not a Washington Apology of the "Regrettably, mistakes have been made" variety. A real apology. Back in 2008, ...

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Portrait of the Army as a Work in Progress

Portrait of the Army as a Work in Progress The service's plan to revamp itself for the post-post-9/11 world is ambiguous and rife with contradiction. ...

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The Problem With Confidence Men

If you happen to be a world leader, and you happen to attend one of those world leader powwows to which the rest of us ...

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Winthrop’s Warning

"For we must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill. The eyes of all people are upon us." - John Winthrop, ...

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About Rosa Brooks

Rosa Brooks is a law professor at Georgetown University and a Schwartz senior fellow at the New America Foundation. She served as a counselor to the U.S. defense undersecretary for policy from 2009 to 2011 and previously served as a senior advisor at the U.S. State Department.

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