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U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

The United States is moving ahead with the deployment of an additional 1,500 American troops to Iraq as part of an effort to retrain the ...

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The problem, Gen. Dubik (2), is that we don’t understand what we are getting into

By John Haas Best Defense respondent Why doesn't the United States win wars anymore? It's an increasingly common question these days, for (what should be) ...

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The Military Knows It’s Back on a War Footing. Do Civilians?

Last week, I commented on the results from the Military Times annual survey of their readership. For all its flaws, the survey provides a pretty good tracking poll of ...

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Quote of the day: A warning for SOF

From an article about Australian Special Operators: "The broad spectrum of activities, missions, and expectations of SOF could lead to the cardinal sin of all ...

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Who whacked Admiral Darlan? My guess is that Winston Churchill ordered it

The Allies wanted him out of the way.

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More from Cheney’s fantasy world

Cheney still maintains it didn’t happen. But in fact, Japanese soldiers were tried after World War II for waterboarding American troops. And during the Vietnam ...

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U.S. Ambassador to Israel Gets an Early Hanukkah Gift: an Iron Dome Menorah

Here you have it, a pretty spot-on metaphor for the American-Israeli relationship: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro holding a menorah in the shape of the Iron ...

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Moving Ever Further Out of the Shadows

Moving Ever Further Out of the Shadows

China’s Top Sex Scholar Announces Relationship with Transgender Man

China’s Top Sex Scholar Announces Relationship with Transgender Man

U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

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