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Saving Syria — and Ourselves

America needs to plot a middle path for military intervention.

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The Syrian Abyss

What Nietzsche would say about striking Assad.

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Arsenal of Hypocrisy

No matter where you look in the world, American words don't match American deeds.

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Outfoxing Beats Outgunning

What we can learn from one of the most brilliant deceptions of World War II.

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Last War Standing

Why preemption is the only thing that can keep America safe.

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The Pentagon’s Ten-Percent Solution

The sequester isn't a problem if you know what to cut.

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The ABCs of Strategy

Everything you need to know about war is in children's books.

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History of the World, Part Z

What the undead can teach us about the fall of Rome -- and cyberwar.

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How Chess Explains the World

And predicts the rise and fall of nations.

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Founding Insurgents

What today's military could learn from George Washington.

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Mitt Romney Was Right

Russia's our No. 1 enemy -- and Snowden's just the tip of the iceberg.

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Could Killer Robots Bring World Peace?

We're breaking Isaac Asimov's First Law -- and it could be good for humanity.

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In Defense of PRISM

How else can we smoke terrorists out of their hidey holes?

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