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August, 2017

08/02 - SIGAR Cites Lack of Oversight in $457M Training Program by Defense News
08/02 - How the Trump Administration is Losing Afghanistan by Center for Strategic & International Studies
08/03 - Trump Says U.S. 'Losing' Afghan War in Tense Meeting With Generals by SWJ Editors
08/03 - How the Enemy Could Hit the U.S. Army at Home by War on the Rocks
08/03 - The Institute of Peace is Successful Against ISIS - The U.S. Must Fund It by The Hill
08/04 - In Afghan Debate, Is There a Lesson in the 2011 Pullout From Iraq? by The Wall Street Journal
08/04 - Embassy, Mosque Attacks Fuel Fears ISIS Bringing Iraq War to Afghanistan by Reuters
08/04 - McMaster Attempts to Reconcile Trump's Competing Impulses on Afghanistan by The Washington Post
08/05 - If Trump Wants To Put America First He Will Withdraw From Afghanistan by Skip Shelton
08/05 - Under Trump, Gains Against ISIS Have ‘Dramatically Accelerated’ by The Washington Post
08/05 - Kelly’s Rules for Trump’s West Wing: Stop Bickering, Get in Early, Make an Appointment by The Wall Street Journal
08/06 - ‘A Coalition of Killers’: The ex-Warlords Promising Afghanistan’s ‘Salvation’ by The Washington Post
08/06 - The Men Who Trade ISIS Loot by The Wall Street Journal
08/06 - U.S. Troops Train in Eastern Europe to Echoes of the Cold War by The New York Times
08/07 - Development at War: A Short History by Real Clear Defense
08/07 - Pentagon Suspends Program Granting Citizenship to Foreigners with Key Language Skills by The Tampa Bay Times
08/07 - Country Reports on Terrorism 2016 by US Department of State
08/07 - Turkey Hints at Military Operation Against Syrian Kurds by Voice of America
08/08 - While Americans Fight the Taliban, Putin Is Making Headway in Afghanistan by Newsweek and RAND Corporation
08/09 - McMaster and the Commander by The Wall Street Journal
08/09 - Maritime Interdiction in the War on Drugs in Colombia: Practices, Technologies and Technological Innovation by Robert Bunker
08/09 - Trump White House Weighs Unprecedented Plan to Privatize Much of the War in Afghanistan by USA Today
08/09 - Inside Erik Prince's Proposal to Outsource the War in Afghanistan by The Washington Post
08/10 - Are Mercenaries Really a Cheaper Way of War? by Defense One
08/10 - Blackwater’s Founder Wants Trump to Outsource the Afghanistan War. Why That’s So Risky. by The Washington Post
08/11 - After Mosul, Airstrikes Against ISIS Ebb Slightly But Remain High by Military Times
08/11 - Subs, Swarms, and Stricken Infrastructure: The Vulnerability of the United States to Non-Traditional Terrorist Threats by Robert Bunker
08/11 - Is Trump Militarizing U.S.-Africa Policy? by The Institute for Security Studies
08/11 - Is the Afghanistan Debate the Beginning of the End for U.S. Counterinsurgency? by World Politics Review
08/12 - A Foreign Assistance Philosophy for an Era of Limited Resources by The Washington Post
08/12 - Plan to Privatize U.S. War in Afghanistan Gets Icy Reception by Voice of America
08/13 - Afghan President Under Siege as Violence, Joblessness Persists by The Washington Post
08/13 - Israel Girds for Next Round of Battle in Gaza Strip by Defense News
08/14 - We're Holding Pyongyang to Account by The Wall Street Journal
08/22 - Mattis Ponders Afghan Troop Surge; Trump Speech Reaction Mixed by Voice of America
08/22 - A True Afghanistan Counterinsurgency Is Trump's Only Hope by The National Interest
08/22 - The Navy’s McCain Moment by The Wall Street Journal
08/22 - What Afghan Victory Looks Like Under Trump Plan by The New York Times
08/22 - Back to Nation-Building in Afghanistan. Good. by The New York Times

August, 2017

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