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by SWJ Editors | Thu, 08/01/2013 - 1:24pm | 0 comments

Afghanistan, US Near Agreement on Post-2014 Force - USA Today; Afghan Government Backs Down on Exit Tariffs - Stars and Stripes.

by SWJ Editors | Thu, 08/01/2013 - 10:31am | 0 comments

Royce Bill Cuts State Department Budget by $2.4 Billion - Julian Pecquet, The Hill.

by SWJ Editors | Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:36am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Wed, 07/31/2013 - 12:43pm | 0 comments

MCoE Playing Role in COIN Doctrine Revision by Nick Duke, Bayonet and Saber.

by SWJ Editors | Wed, 07/31/2013 - 7:56am | 4 comments

Post-Afghanistan, Special Operations to Shift to Conflict Prevention by Steff Thomas, National Defense

by SWJ Editors | Wed, 07/31/2013 - 12:29am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Tue, 07/30/2013 - 2:45pm | 0 comments

Manning Convicted of 5 Espionage Charges in Wikileaks Case - Voice of America and News Links.

by Youssef Aboul-Enein, by Ranjit Singh | Tue, 07/30/2013 - 5:39am | 0 comments

Many commentaries have shown that the temptation to view Syria as a regional chess match is strong.

by SWJ Editors | Mon, 07/29/2013 - 9:41pm | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Mon, 07/29/2013 - 5:25pm | 1 comment

US General: Indian Army Most Influential in Asia Pacific Region - The Economic Times

by SWJ Editors | Sun, 07/28/2013 - 4:55am | 0 comments

Ex-CIA Officer: US Allowed Italy Kidnap Case to Shield Others by Jonathan S. Landay, McClatchy.

by SWJ Editors | Sat, 07/27/2013 - 6:36pm | 0 comments

For your research requirements: The Clausewitz Homepage.

by SWJ Editors | Sat, 07/27/2013 - 6:31am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Sat, 07/27/2013 - 5:26am | 2 comments

Continue on for a video of N. Korea's military celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Armistice.

by SWJ Editors | Sat, 07/27/2013 - 4:54am | 0 comments

Congress Should Sign Off on Eisenhower Memorial - Washington Post editorial. "Congress should authorize these plans as quickly as possible so the memorial can proceed on schedule."

by SWJ Editors | Fri, 07/26/2013 - 5:07pm | 0 comments

Japan Defense Paper Calls for Strengthened Military - VOA update and news links.

by SWJ Editors | Fri, 07/26/2013 - 9:49am | 0 comments

"The military is looking at ways to modify its training for women to help them qualify for direct ground combat roles in the infantry, tanks and special operation."

by SWJ Editors | Fri, 07/26/2013 - 2:47am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Fri, 07/26/2013 - 12:03am | 0 comments

Talking 'Smart Power' With Admiral Stavridis - "We are excellent at launching Tomahawk missiles; we need to get better at launching ideas" .

by SWJ Editors | Thu, 07/25/2013 - 7:11pm | 0 comments

Politics, Money Play Key Role in Obama Ambassador Appointments "Now is the time to end the spoils system and the de facto 'three-year rental' of ambassadorships."

by SWJ Editors | Thu, 07/25/2013 - 10:18am | 1 comment

Heroes, Villains, and Victims - Foreign Policy Op-Ed by Rosa Brooks. "The average American knows little about the military and even less about those who serve."

by SWJ Editors | Thu, 07/25/2013 - 1:46am | 0 comments

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by Robert Bunker | Wed, 07/24/2013 - 1:35pm | 0 comments

How Caribbean Organized Crime is Replacing the State by Lillian Bobea, InSight Crime. "In Caribbean countries criminal groups have established clear-cut alliances with political parties and sectors of the state."

by SWJ Editors | Wed, 07/24/2013 - 7:40am | 2 comments

Why Iraq Was America's Best-Run War by John Arquilla, Foreign Policy. "But that doesn't make it a model."

by SWJ Editors | Wed, 07/24/2013 - 6:28am | 0 comments

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