SWJ Blog Archive

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October, 2017

10/01 - Don't Let the CIA Run Wars by The Boston Globe
10/01 - The Documentary “The Vietnam War”: Artistic License as History by W. R. Baker
10/01 - U.S. Weighs Fate of Taliban Political Office, Prompting Internal Objection by The Wall Street Journal
10/02 - Captured ISIS Fighters’ Refrain: ‘I Was Only a Cook’ by The New York Times
10/02 - Abadi Wins ISIS War, Maliki Wins Elections: Time for US to Shift Policy on Kurdistan by Rudaw
10/02 - Assad's Victory in Syria Has Cost Him Control of the Country by The National Interest
10/02 - Video: Las Vegas Shooting – Shot After Shot After Shot… by SWJ Editors
10/02 - In Libya Strike, Military Shows New Lethal Powers Under by U.S. News & World Report
10/03 - ‘This is Totally Unacceptable’: Pentagon Leaders Pressed for More Details About Afghan War Plan by The Washington Post
10/03 - Former U.S. DIA Chief Tells Analysts, 'Speak Truth to Power' by Voice of America
10/04 - The Pentagon Has a New Acronym for Afghanistan. Can it Win the War? by Defense News
10/04 - After Threat of War, Iraq and Kurds Lower the Temperature by The New York Times
10/04 - A Lasting Defeat: The Campaign to Destroy ISIS by Belfer Center
10/05 - ‘A Significantly Weaker America’: Major Study Warns of Eroding U.S. Military by Defense News
10/06 - U.S. Troop Deployments to Afghanistan Delayed Due to Hurricane Relief Efforts by Voice of America
10/06 - Russian Hackers Stole NSA Data on U.S. Cyber Defense by The Wall Street Journal
10/12 - Army Schedules Hearing to Consider Bergdahl Guilty Plea by Associated Press
10/12 - First Security Force Assistance Brigade May Deploy in Four Months by Army News Service
10/12 - The Finnish Model: To Improve Europe’s Militaries, Look North by Foreign Affairs
10/13 - More U.S. Advisers Will Help Break Afghan War Stalemate, Top U.S. Commander Says by Associated Press
10/13 - Some See Trump Pressure Tilting Pakistan's Afghan Policy by Voice of America
10/13 - Iraqi Forces Move on Territory Seized by Kurds by The Wall Street Journal
10/14 - U.S. Calls for Calm in Kirkuk as Kurdish Officials Fear Iraq Invasion by Voice of America
10/15 - Clashes Erupt as Iraqi Forces Move to Seize Kurdish-Held Oil Fields, Military Base by The Washington Post
10/16 - Iraqi Army Takes Over Kirkuk as Kurdish Peshmerga Flee by United Press International
10/16 - Peshmerga Command: Iraqi Military Attack on Kirkuk is ‘Declaration of War’ by Rudaw
10/16 - As Islamic State Recedes, Iraqi Forces and Kurds Turn on Each Other by The Wall Street Journal
10/16 - U.S. Seeks to Stay Neutral in Iraq Conflict by The Wall Street Journal
10/16 - One of America’s Most Wanted Terrorists Is Killed as Philippine Battle Nears End by The Wall Street Journal
10/17 - Is the Dream Of Kurdish Independence Now Over? by Voice of America
10/19 - With Loss of Its Caliphate, ISIS May Return to Guerrilla Roots by The New York Times
10/19 - Inside Islamic State’s Other Grisly War, a World Away From Syria by by The Wall Street Journal
10/19 - Nation Building or Targeted Killings: Tough Choices for U.S. in Somalia by The Cipher Brief

October, 2017

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