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The Shallow State

Forget the conspiracy theories. Something much more dangerous is seeking to gut our government and change the character of our society.

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Meantime, on the Russian sanctions front

I was amazed to see that one of the people involved in lifting Russia sanctions is Felix Sater, a Trump “business associate” perhaps best known for ...

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C U in Phoenix tomorrow?

I’m talking at Arizona State in Tempe, Memorial Union, Room 230 on Tuesday. Subject: “An ‘Enemy of the People’ Looks at the Trump Administration.” Image credit: ...

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Is Harward out?

I think we will know by the end of today. My gut feeling is that it is still on, and could be announced this afternoon.

Elephants in the Room

NATO’s in Crisis! (Again)

Secretary Mattis is not wrong when he says that Europeans should not expect Americans to care more about Europe's security than Europeans themselves do.


The Fog of Trump

Come for the chaos, stay for the consequences. The Flynn debacle is just the tip of the iceberg.

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A guidebook for managing military talent

At any mention of personnel reform, most defense wonks and service members will either jump on their soapboxes for a sermon or run for the hills as fast as their legs will carry them.


The U.S. Military Is Reporting Alternative Facts

The Pentagon claims the data it releases about the progress of its wars are accurate, but it turns out they’re cooking the books.


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