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USMC vs. Goldwater-Nichols

Of all the services, the Marine Corps has been the one least persuaded by Goldwater-Nichols (AKA “GNA”). Usually the Marine critiques are about the law’s sins of commission.

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The poetry of an Afghan deployment

Randy Brown has a good ear for military life, especially for what is significant and how it is conveyed, sometimes in subtle ways.

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Why the French shot Mata Hari

I learned recently (from the article about tank evolution in the December issue of ARMY magazine) that during World War I, Mata Hari was convicted of giving the Germans information on British tank construction.

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