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Best Defense
Best Defense

More from Lt. Gen. McMaster

General H.R. McMaster has been making the rounds lately, emphasizing the enduring difficulty of war and the fallacy of technological fixes.

The South Asia Channel

If You Love Something, Set It Free

If it’s meant to be, it will come back to you. It seems that’s been Hamid Karzai’s approach to political power in Afghanistan -- and it’s working.

The South Asia Channel

How ISIS Could Become a Potent Force in South Asia

Despite skepticism that ISIS won’t make inroads in South Asia, here are three ways it could.

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