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The Chairman of NATO's Military Committee foresees success -- after a struggle -- in Afghanistan. After that, NATO will adapt and will remain relevant.

SWJ-regular Gian Gentile reviews Lewis Sorley's Westmoreland at The National Interest.

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SWJ and Wings Over Iraq blogger Major Crispin Burke takes a look at “the state of Milblogging” at the New York Times’ At War blog.

CSIS's Anthony Cordesman announces the death of the strategy commenced upon under Gen McChrystal.

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At Slate, Fred Kaplan argues that the killing of 2 officers in Afghanistan is a classic insurgent tactic... and it's working.

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SWJ opens a new site feature to focus on small wars in Latin America.

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ISAF pulls all NATO advisors from Afghan ministries in the wake of the killing of two U.S. officers on Saturday.

The Navy and the Air Force are cooperating on Air-Sea Battle. But it may not be enough to save America's forward presence strategy.

Paul Farhi of the Washington Post reports that Stars and Stripes is "up in arms about a Defense Department directive".

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CNN cites military officials as stating up to 75,000 troops needed to secure Syrian chemical sites, should the need arise.

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A major study released today by Canada’s leading defence, foreign affairs and security institute calls for a major re-examination of the national security policy and strategy that guides and...

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According to the New York Times, Admiral William McRaven wants a freer hand for his special operators. Will this extend to an unconventional warfare campaign in Syria?

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Anthony Shadid, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, dies at 43 in Syria, reportedly of an asthma attack.

Mexican Cartel Strategic Note No. 12:  The Spreading Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico: States With U.S. State Department Travel Advisories.

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