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March, 2017

03/06 - McMaster Twofer Monday by The Washington Times and Defense News
03/06 - Trump’s Military Budget Minus a Plan by The New York Times
03/06 - Pentagon Plan to Seize Raqqa Calls for Significant Increase in U.S. Participation by The Washington Post
03/07 - Where Are the Women? The Unfortunate Omission in the Army’s COIN Doctrine by The Modern War Institute
03/07 - Reinforcing Failure: The Revised Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States by Center for Strategic & International Studies
03/07 - U.S. Spy Agency Staggers, But Still Standing After Latest WikiLeaks Dump by Voice of America
03/07 - Steep Budget Cuts Expected to Challenge U.S. Diplomats by Voice of America
03/08 - Latest Issue of the U.S. Army War College’s Parameters Now Online by Parameters
03/08 - ISIS on Trajectory Toward Lasting Defeat, Defense Official Says by DoD News
03/08 - U.S. Puts Troops on the Ground in Syria to Blunt Turkish Campaign by Bloomberg News
03/08 - Reassessing the Civil War in Yemen by The Washington Institute
03/09 - Trump Administration Inviting More than 60 Countries for Strategy Session on Countering ISIS by The Washington Post
03/09 - Three-Way Contest for Raqqa to Shape Mideast by The Wall Street Journal
03/09 - U.S. Marines Deploy to Syria as Agreement on Raqqa Assault Eludes Allies by Voice of America
03/10 - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Off to Agonizingly Slow Start by The Washington Post
03/10 - General Thomas Waldhauser (USAFRICOM): Terrorist Threat in Africa Goes Beyond Ideology by Voice of America
03/10 - Want to Win Wars? Fund Soft Power, Trump’s Generals Say by Defense One
03/10 - Does Putin Have Buyer’s Remorse Over Trump - Probably Not by Adam Twardowski
03/11 - Lord’s Resistance Army: The U.S. Military’s Unorthodox Mission Against Kony by The Wall Street Journal
03/11 - Cuts to USAID Would Imperil the United States by Foreign Policy
03/11 - U.S. Could Send 1,000 More to Fight Islamic State by Voice of America
03/11 - Afghan Corruption Watchdog Warns of Graft’s Consequences by Voice of America
03/11 - Uprooted by War, Threatened by Boko Haram and Desperate to Go Home by The New York Times
03/12 - U.N. Aid Chief: 20 Million People in 4 Countries Face Starvation, Famine by Voice of America
03/13 - Things That Make a Grunt Smile by Keith Nightingale
03/13 - I Had Dinner With the Afghan Ambassador. What He Said About the Differences Between Trump, Obama Is Stunning by The Independent Journal Review
03/13 - Why North Korea Seems to Be Pushing Trump Toward a Potential Crisis by Ehsan M. Ahrari
03/14 - Pentagon Wants to Declare More Parts of the World as Temporary Battlefields by The Guardian
03/14 - Reimagining the Character of Urban Operations for the U.S. Army by RAND Corporation
03/15 - Growing Up With DCGS-A by Katie Durham
03/15 - A New Strategy Against ISIS and al Qaeda by The Wall Street Journal
03/15 - Building Partner Capacity with the Peshmerga by The Modern War Institute
03/15 - Smith Richardson Foundation Strategy and Policy Fellows Grant Competition by SWJ Editors
03/15 - Mad Scientist Initiative: Visualizing Multi-Domain Battle 2030-2050 by SWJ Editors
03/16 - Ground Truth by Keith Nightingale
03/16 - JCLIS Call for Papers: The Right Kind of Language and Cultural Capability for an Uncertain World by The Journal of Culture, Language and International Security
03/16 - Tillerson Tells State Department Employees Budget Cut Reflects New Priorities by The Washington Post
03/16 - Institute Dedicated to Forging Peace is Targeted for Extinction by The Washington Post
03/17 - The Basis of Negotiations with North Korea Should be Quiet Old-Fashioned Kissingerian Diplomacy by Ehsan M. Ahrari
03/18 - Peace Arrangement in Syrian Town Could Be Post-IS Model by Voice of America
03/18 - Gutting the State Department is a Recipe for Disaster by James Robert “Rob” DuBois
03/19 - The Pentagon's 'Reassure and Deter' Mission in Syria Looks a Lot Like Mission Creep by Military Times
03/20 - Using Special Forces Against Terrorism, Trump Seeks to Avoid Big Ground Wars by The New York Times
03/20 - Shifting Military Operations Authority Back to Pentagon by The New York Times
03/20 - USIP: Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi on U.S. Ties, War With ISIS by The United States Institute of Peace
03/20 - Are Low-Cost “COIN” Air Forces The Future of Tactical Air Power? by The Aviationist
03/20 - USAID Should Further US Interests, Not ‘Safe Spaces’ by The Wall Street Journal
03/21 - Iraq Says U.S. Vows to Speed Support in ISIS Battle by The Wall Street Journal
03/21 - Military Personnel Bureaucracy Drives Out Talent by Breaking Defense
03/21 - A Test for Tillerson, and for U.S. Strategy on ISIS by The New York Times
03/21 - The Marine Corps Photo Scandal: Why it’s Time to Stop Treating Service Members Like Saints by The Washington Post
03/21 - Reality is Creeping Into the Trump Show by The Washington Post
03/22 - Balancing Force Modernization and the Most Likely Future Wars We’ll be Fighting by The Modern War Institute
03/22 - Assessing and Evaluating Department of Defense Efforts to Inform, Influence, and Persuade by RAND Corporation
03/23 - U.S. Leads Call for Complete Defeat of Islamic State by Voice of America
03/23 - Concrete Barriers: A False Counterinsurgency Idol by The Modern War Institute
03/23 - The Thousand Yard Stare by Keith Nightingale
03/24 - Africom to Sponsor First Conference for Defense Chiefs From African Continent by DoD News

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