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Why leave the military?

Speaking of leaving the military, as we were yesterday, a former Marine offers one reason to get out: The culture of the private sector is more competitive.

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A naval classic revisted: Andrew Gordon’s fascinating study ‘The Rules of the Game’

'The Rules of the Game' is thick, meticulously researched, often tedious, frustrating but ultimately fascinating book about the slow and unwitting transformation of the British Royal Navy from the glory days of Trafalgar in 1805 to the indecisive and controversial battle of Jutland in 1916, when the British fumbled the ball.

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An Afghanistan article I’d like to read

It would be interesting to read a counterfactual piece in which the U.S. leaves Afghanistan early in 2002.

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