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February, 2018

02/01 - Leaks, Feasts and Sex Parties: How ‘Fat Leonard’ Infiltrated the Navy’s Floating Headquarters in Asia by The Washington Post
02/01 - Kurds and Their Allies in Syria Count On Promises of U.S. Support by The New York Times
02/01 - U.S. Officials Push Back Against Report on Losses in Afghanistan by Military Times
02/01 - DoD Official: ‘Myths’ Distort Military’s Image With Pool of Future Recruits by Stars & Stripes
02/01 - In Afghanistan’s Unwinnable War, What’s the Best Loss to Hope For? by The New York Times
02/01 - U.S. General Sees Afghan Troop Gains In Fight Against Taliban by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
02/02 - U.S. Combat Advisers in Vietnam Knew the Score and Got Ignored by The Daily Beast
02/02 - Afghanistan by the Numbers: Inside the Fight Over Facts by The Christian Science Monitor
02/03 - Hue Prepared for a Holiday, Then the War Came by The New York Times
02/04 - The Impact of Turkey’s Afrin Operation on U.S.-Kurdish Stability Operations by Georgetown Security Studies Review
02/04 - Taking Stock: An Analysis of Russia’s Military Campaign in Syria by William McHenry and Gabriel White
02/05 - The Case for Counter Insurgency ‘Light’ in Afghanistan by Real Clear Defense
02/05 - The Islamic State’s Toxic Farewell: Environmental Sabotage and Chronic Disease by The Washington Post
02/06 - An Advise-and-Assist Commander Has Advice for the U.S. Army’s New Partner-Trainers by Defense One
02/06 - Yes, Unfortunately, Sometimes Militaries Must “Destroy the Town to Save It” by The Modern War Institute
02/07 - Afghanistan Worse Than Ever, Russia ‘Holds the Cards’ in Syria, Warns Former DoD Boss by Defense News
02/07 - Russia’s Disinformation Offensive by The Washington Times
02/07 - Trump’s Favorite General: Can Mattis Check an Impulsive President and Still Retain His Trust? by The Washington Post
02/07 - On Northern Syria Front Line, U.S. and Turkey Head Into Tense Face-off by The New York Times
02/08 - Latest Edition of Special Warfare Magazine by SWJ Editors
02/08 - For this Newly Formed Army Unit, the Stakes in Afghanistan Will be High by The Washington Post
02/08 - U.S. Military Kills 100 Syrian Soldiers After 'Unprovoked Attack' by United Press International
02/08 - Mattis: 'Self-Defense' Attack Doesn't Mean U.S. Getting Into Syrian Civil War by Voice of America
02/09 - How Myanmar Forces Burned, Looted and Killed in a Remote Village by Reuters
02/19 - ISW Report - America's Global Competitions: The Gray Zone in Context by Institute for the Study of War
02/20 - 'An Endless War’: Why 4 U.S. Soldiers Died in a Remote African Desert by The New York Times
02/21 - A Light Attack Aircraft Fleet: Could it Change the Fight or Put Lives at Risk? by Military Times

February, 2018

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