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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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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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Turkey to Putin: Welcome to the bigs

It’s one thing to be a KGBeastie stylin’ around Dresden, East Germany. It’s another to ignore warnings from a NATO country about its sovereignty. That’s what Vladimir Putin has learned in the last day or so, I think.

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