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An entire American armored brigade in Poland, in particular, would finally capture acute historical significance.

One of the current challenges involving COISTs stems from an overall military shift.

It is a tenet of our system of justice that the punishment should fit the crime.

Understanding ISIS is fairly simply, resolving it as a matter of National interest is a lot harder.

“Splinter Gulf Cartel drug groups fight for control of Matamoros/Reynosa.”Mexico DailyReview. 14 February 2015,

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Only Americans are capable of defeating the Islamic State in close urban combat.

West Point's latest CTC Sentinel is now online.

Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove discussed the implications of hybrid war during a presentation to the Brussels Forum over the weekend.

The Pentagon is unable to account for more than $500 million in U.S. military aid given to Yemen.

The latest edition of The US Army War College Quarterly, Parameters (Winter 44 [4]) is now available online.