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“In 2010, while serving in Afghanistan, he aired his complaints in a report called Fixing Intel: A Blueprint for Making Intelligence Relevant in Afghanistan"

"What these two shared was a vision of an outward-leaning United States that led a global network of security alliances and trading partnerships."

"President-elect Donald J. Trump has offered the post of national security adviser to Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn."

"Policies on women in combat, transgender troops are 'here to stay'."

“The cascade of events has left France’s political establishment at a crossroads: Reject Ms. Le Pen’s rhetoric or co-opt it.”

Continue on for the full CSBA report and two slide presentations.

Reports on United States counterterrorism assistance and power and order in the South China Sea

“A fair question is: What role will facts and fact-bearers play in the Trump administration?”

The Center for Strategic and International Studies issued today a groundbreaking report from its Commission on Countering Violent Extremism.

“A win is not a coronation, and the presidency is not the only office that matters.”

"A military officer testified Monday that he saw another soldier shot in the head during the 2009 search for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl."

Dr. Daniel Byman's progress report on the current and future prospects for The War on Terrorism at the Georgetown University Center for Security Studies.

"Hunter remained steadfastly loyal to Trump, even after the presidential candidate rankled many military veterans and key GOP national security figures."

The image captures why uncommon valor is a common virtue amongst the brotherhood of blood.

Afghanistan’s former spy chief has accused Pakistan of helping the Afghan Taliban militarily, as well as providing them with safe havens.

"Thousands who risked their lives for U.S. forces are now hunted by insurgents and can’t escape Afghanistan."

"One of the first senior officials that President-elect Donald Trump has tapped to help guide his administration as it takes power is a retired military officer and highly regarded scholar....

Strategy, Clausewitz, meaningless terms, ISIL and more in the latest issue of Infinity Journal.

"We don't know where he is," OIR spokesman Col. John Dorrian said via a videoconference from Baghdad last week. "If we knew where he was, he would be killed at once."

Iranian and Hezbollah Hybrid Warfare Activities covers Small Wars Journal writings on Iranian and Hezbollah hybrid warfare activities around the world.

“During the campaign, the president-elect criticized the alliance for failing to spend enough on defense.”

“A former national security adviser for George W. Bush and congressional defense leaders are considered front-runners.”

Now that the Grunts have carried the Hill, what do we do with it? Can the leaders be worthy of the led?

Continue on for the video and transcript of the President's remarks this afternoon.

"Like many Americans, active-duty service members stationed around the world were stunned at Tuesday’s night’s presidential race results."

"The most likely bet is that as president he will seek to do what he promised during the campaign in breaking from current U.S. approaches to Russia, the Middle East, Europe and Asia."

Continue on for a description and link to the first seven podcasts.

"On day one, the new commander-in-chief will have to begin determining a course of action on a number of staggering security challenges."

"The Pentagon will likely have to decide in the coming days whether American troops will enter Mosul."

"It is the first time that a foreign power has unleashed cyberweapons to disrupt, or perhaps influence, a United States election."