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January, 2017

01/01 - Inside the Economic War Against the Islamic State by The Washington Post
01/01 - U.S. General Praises Iraqi Forces Fighting in Mosul by Associated Press
01/01 - The Afghan War and the Evolution of Obama by The New York Times
01/02 - Marshall Plans, Not Martial Plans by The New York Times
01/03 - Military Weighs Expanded Use of Cyber, Space Weapons Against Islamic State by USA Today
01/03 - Inside Trump Defense Secretary Pick’s Efforts to Halt Torture by The New York Times
01/10 - 1967: The Era of Big Battles in Vietnam by The New York Times
01/10 - Top Scientists, Tech Experts to Innovate Military Under Trump Administration by Voice of America
01/10 - Retired U.S. Military Officers Urge Trump Not to Reinstate Torture by Voice of America
01/10 - Iran, Mattis, and the Real Threat to U.S. Strategic Interests in the Middle East by Center for Strategic & International Studies
01/11 - NWC Fall 2016 Volume - Ukraine by SWJ Editors
01/12 - Army Report: Self-Doubt and Sleep Deprivation Led to 2-Star's Suicide by Army Times
01/12 - CNAS Releases Report by CENTCOM Commander Gen. Joseph Votel on Defeating the Virtual Caliphate by The Center for a New American Security
01/12 - Democrats Pin Hopes on Mattis to Check Trump on War and Peace by Politico
01/13 - James Mattis: Toughness and Restraint at the Pentagon by The New York Times
01/13 - Near-Term U.S. Army Modernization: Buying What Is Available and Buying Time by Lexington Institute
01/13 - Twitter Must Do More to Block ISIS by The New York Times
01/13 - U.S. 'Thrilled' With Iraqi Progress in Mosul by Voice of America
01/15 - The Military Loves the Obama Doctrine. Can It Survive Trump? by Defense One
01/15 - Russian 'Kompromat' Remains Alive and Well by Voice of America
01/15 - CIA Director Warns Trump to Watch What He Says, Be Careful on Russia by Reuters
01/16 - Trump Might Cause ‘the Death of Think Tanks as We Know Them’ by The Washington Post
01/16 - Syria Options: U.S. Grand Strategy by Divergent Options
01/17 - ‘Never Trump’ National-Security Experts Fear They Are Blacklisted by The Washington Post
01/17 - The Role of the Pentagon in the Trump Administration by War on the Rocks
01/17 - John McCain Has a Big-League Defense Buildup, Too. New White-Paper Released. by Defense News
01/17 - ‘We Have To End It’: Trump Takes Over Islamic State Fight, Vowing To Finish It by The Washington Post
01/17 - Pentagon Readies Aggressive ISIS Proposals for Trump by CNN News
01/18 - A Top NATO General Echoes Trump, Calling Aspects Of Alliance ‘Obsolete’ by The Washington Post
01/18 - Obama’s Stark Options on ISIS: Arm Syrian Kurds or Let Trump Decide by The New York Times
01/18 - Trump Pledges War on Radical Islamic Terrorism by Voice of America
01/18 - Islamic State Group 'Lost Quarter of Territory' in 2016 by The British Broadcasting Corporation
01/19 - U.S. Officials Say Sizable Arab Force Identified For Raqqa Campaign by The Wall Street Journal
01/19 - Trump’s Foreign Policy Philosophy Hard to Pin Down by Voice of America
01/20 - Losing in Iraq, Islamic State Seeks to Shore Up Syria Presence by Reuters
01/20 - Five Lessons for Commander in Chief Donald Trump from the Iraq 'Surge' by Fox News
01/20 - President Donald John Trump’s Inaugural Address by SWJ Editors
01/20 - First Message to Defense Department from SECDEF Mattis by SWJ Editors
01/22 - The Army Handgun: A New Poster Child for Acquisition Malpractice? by Defense News
01/23 - CTC Sentinel: January 2017 Issue Now Online by Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
01/23 - Narrative, Cyberspace and the 21st Century Art of War by Fifth Domain
01/24 - Marines Were Trying to Get Back to Their Maritime Roots. How's That Going? by Marine Corps Times
01/24 - Vietnam ’67: At Quang Nam, a Raid and a Reckoning by The New York Times
01/24 - 'Lawfare' Could Become Trump Tool Against Adversaries by Voice of America
01/25 - Shaken by Trump’s Criticism of NATO, Europe Mulls Building Own Military Force by Voice of America
01/25 - Fighting Islamic Extremism: Making Muslims Partners and Not Enemies by Center for Strategic & International Studies
01/25 - Mattis: New Game Plan on ISIS? by The San Diego Union-Tribune
01/26 - White House Disavows 'Enhanced Interrogation' Order by Voice of America
01/26 - The Shaky State Of The Islamic State by National Public Radio
01/26 - U.S. General: Liberation of Mosul Involves ‘Hardest’ Urban Combat in Recent History by Stars & Stripes
01/26 - Why Trump Could Bring Back Secret Prisons and Waterboarding by The Christian Science Monitor
01/27 - Trump Likely to Present JCS With Objectives for Fighting ISIS by CNN News
01/27 - Trump Promises ‘Great Rebuilding of the Armed Forces’ While Signing Executive Order at the Pentagon by The Washington Post
01/27 - Prospects for the Rule of Law in Cyberspace by The Strategic Studies Institute
01/28 - 5 Reasons ‘America First’ Won’t Work Without Our Allies by The Hill
01/28 - Trump's Call for a Deadlier Islamic State Push May Hit Limits by Reuters
01/29 - With National Security Council Shakeup, Steve Bannon Gets A Seat At The Table by National Public Radio
01/29 - Robert Gates: 'Big Mistake' to Push Key Intelligence, Military Leaders Out of Security Council Meetings by ABC News
01/30 - Presidential Memorandum: Plan to Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria by SWJ Editors
01/30 - State Department Draft Cable Protests Trump Immigration Ban by The Wall Street Journal
01/30 - Pentagon Working On a List of Iraqis to Protect From Immigration Ban by Stars & Stripes
01/31 - Is North Korea’s Collapse Imminent? by Voice of America
01/31 - US Military Botching Online Fight Against Islamic State, AP Investigation Finds by Associated Press
01/31 - New ISIS Video Shows Them Using Drones to Conduct ‘Airstrikes’ in Mosul by Robert Bunker
01/31 - The Journal of Culture, Language and International Security - Winter Issue 2017 Now Online by LanguaCulture
01/31 - The Islamic State’s Drone Documents: Management, Acquisitions, and DIY Tradecraft by Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
01/31 - Dunford: Speed of Military Decision-Making Must Exceed Speed of War by DoD News

January, 2017

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