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November, 2017

11/01 - Analysts: Islamic State’s Global Reach Shrinking by Voice of America
11/01 - Russian Interference Campaign Was Broader Than First Known, Big Tech Tells Hill by National Public Radio
11/01 - Turkey's Silent Al Qaeda Partner in Syria by Institute for the Study of War
11/01 - Federal Terror Charges Filed Against New York City Truck Attacker by Voice of America
11/02 - Why Was Bergdahl In The Army In The First Place? by The Fayetteville Observer
11/02 - Kurds Face Setbacks Across the Middle East by The Wall Street Journal
11/03 - The Cancer of Islamist Extremism Spreads Around the World by The Washington Post
11/03 - The Pentagon's Vital African Mission by The Wall Street Journal
11/03 - Why the Kurds Are Paying for Trump's Gift to Iran by The New York Review of Books
11/03 - America's Options in Niger: Join Forces to Reduce Tensions, or Fan the Flames by United Press International
11/04 - USAID Cancels Jobs for Dozens of Applicants Amid State Department Hiring Freeze by The Washington Post
11/04 - The Russian War on Terror by The National Interest
11/05 - 3 Cities Making Downtowns Safe from Vehicle Attacks by Defense One
11/05 - Is It Really 'Mission Accomplished' in Iraq and Syria? by The National Interest
11/06 - Mattis Faces Questions From Allies On Islamic State Strategy by Associated Press
11/06 - In Finland, Mattis Backs Creation of a Hybrid Warfare Center Focused on Russia by The Washington Post
11/06 - The Messaging App Fueling Syria’s Insurgency by Foreign Policy
11/07 - From Specialists to Sergeants Major, the Army is Overhauling its Education System by Military Times
11/07 - NATO Sees Taliban Bases in Pakistan 'Big Challenge' to Afghan Peace by Voice of America
11/07 - A Strategy for the Post-ISIS Middle East by The Wall Street Journal
11/08 - Beyond North Korea: Why Trump Needs to Focus on the South China Sea and Terrorism by The National Interest
11/08 - Saudi Arabia Steps Up Military Operations in Yemen and Media Campaign Against Iran by Voice of America
11/08 - Facing Russian Threat, NATO Boosts Operations for the First Time Since the Cold War by The Washington Post
11/08 - Top U.S. Diplomat Blasts Trump Administration for ‘Decapitation’ of State Department Leadership by Foreign Policy
11/08 - NATO Looks to Seize Momentum in Afghanistan Conflict by Agence France-Presse
11/09 - Filipino Troops Credit U.S. Intelligence, Training for Helping Them Beat ISIS in Marawi by Stars & Stripes
11/09 - U.S.-Led Mission in Afghanistan Lacks Troops for New Strategy by The New York Times
11/10 - NATO Boosts Support to Afghanistan War; Falls Short of Goal by Associated Press
11/10 - In Break From Obama, Trump Embedding More U.S. Forces With Afghan Combat Units by Foreign Policy
11/10 - Air Strike Tactics in Syria Changing, U.S. Military Official Says by The Wall Street Journal
11/11 - Trump Says Joint Statement About Syria Issued With Putin Will Save Lives by Voice of America
11/11 - Iran Sent Them to Syria. Now Afghan Fighters Are a Worry at Home. by The New York Times
11/11 - NATO Officials Discuss Afghan Plus-Up, Russian Threats by DoD News
11/11 - AFSA - "Time to Ask Why": The Decapitation of Department of State's Leadership Ranks by SWJ Editors
11/11 - The U.S. is Ceding Syria to Russian Designs by Institute for the Study of War
11/12 - U.S. Wants to Build ‘Tsunami of Air Power’ in Afghanistan, But Impact is Years Away by The Washington Post
11/12 - How a Herdsman Became the Jihadist Who Killed U.S. Soldiers in Niger by Reuters
11/12 - Changing of the Guard Resets Cycle of Retribution in Iraq by The Wall Street Journal
11/12 - Stay in Your Lane: The US Military and the Interagency Community by Georgetown Security Studies Review
11/12 - Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the NSA to Its Core by The New York Times
11/12 - Why Niger Proves America's Counterterrorism Tactics Are Failing by The National Interest
11/14 - Introducing the Whole of Government Center of Excellence by SWJ Editors
11/14 - A Survey of the Afghan People: Afghanistan in 2017 by SWJ Editors
11/14 - From Heady Aspirations to Dashed Dreams, Separatists Analyze Mistakes by Voice of America
11/14 - U.S. Fight Against Islamist Terror Moves to Airwaves by The Wall Street Journal
11/14 - Militant Convoy That Left Raqqa Contradicts America’s New Counter-IS Strategy by Voice of America
11/15 - Marines’ Mission in Helmand Could be Blueprint for Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy by The Los Angeles Times
11/15 - USIP Documentary Featured in PBS NewsHour by The United States Institute of Peace and PBS NewsHour
11/15 - Pentagon Official: U.S. to Cut Contributions to U.N. Peacekeeping Missions by The Hill
11/15 - State Department’s Plan for Staff Cuts Causing New Worry in Congress by The Washington Post
11/15 - McCaskill: What’s Being Done to Address Potential $400M Failures in Afghanistan? by Stars & Stripes
11/16 - Trump’s Afghan Policy Goes Wrong by The Wall Street Journal
11/17 - Israel Sees Rising Threat From Iran After ISIS by The Wall Street Journal
11/17 - U.S. Escalates Somalia Fight While Pentagon Downplays Buildup by Stars & Stripes
11/17 - Report: U.S. Troops Told to Ignore Child Rape by Afghan Security Forces by United Press International
11/18 - U.S. Officials Warn Special Ops Forces Being Stretched to Possible Breaking Point by Voice of America
11/18 - The Military and Whiskey’s 250-Year Old Relationship by SWJ Editors
11/18 - Iraq’s Surprise: The Persistence of Democracy by The Wall Street Journal
11/18 - Afghan Officials: Islamic State Fighters Finding Sanctuary in Afghanistan by Voice of America
11/19 - Earning It: A Complete History of U.S. Army Berets and Who's Allowed to Wear Them by Army Times
11/20 - The U.S. Must Prepare for Iran’s Next Move in Syria by The Washington Post
11/20 - U.S. Troops Lack Support Despite Expanding Mission in Africa by Military Times
11/20 - Afghan Local Police, Controversial Force That Fills Security Gap by Voice of America
11/21 - 5 Reasons The Army's New Battlefield Networking Strategy Won't Work by Forbes

November, 2017

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