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by Dave Dilegge | Fri, 11/23/2012 - 9:52am | 3 comments

Army at Crossroads, Facing Budget Cuts and Uncertainty About Future Role by Greg Jaffe, Washington Post.

by Dave Dilegge | Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:13am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 11/22/2012 - 1:51pm | 3 comments

"As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly" - WKRP in Cincinnati

by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 11/22/2012 - 12:37pm | 2 comments

Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, hat tip to The Heritage Foundation.

by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 11/22/2012 - 6:57am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 11/21/2012 - 7:55pm | 0 comments

How Asia Sees Obama's Pivot to the Pacific by Eric Talmadge, Associated Press.

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by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 11/21/2012 - 1:27pm | 2 comments

Hamas and Israel Agree to Cease-Fire, Clinton Says by David Kirkpatrick, Ethan Bronner, and Rick Gladstone, New York Times.

by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 11/21/2012 - 8:39am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Tue, 11/20/2012 - 5:36am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Mon, 11/19/2012 - 6:48am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Sun, 11/18/2012 - 12:49pm | 6 comments

The most unseemly aspect of the scandal is the gleeful Schadenfreude being exhibited by so many who are eager to kick a great man when he is temporarily down.

by Robert Bunker | Sun, 11/18/2012 - 6:23am | 4 comments

Over the past decade the business of renting out private soldiers has grown from a specialized niche into a global trade.

by Dave Dilegge | Sun, 11/18/2012 - 6:12am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Sat, 11/17/2012 - 12:28am | 1 comment

Could Central American Gangs Usurp the Role of Mexican Cartels? By Edward Fox, Christian Science Monitor.

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by Dave Dilegge | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:47pm | 0 comments

Army IW Fusion Center Webcast Invitation, SFA with Afghan National Civil Order Police, 26 November.

by Robert Bunker | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:26am | 0 comments

The Logic of Violence in Criminal War: Cartel-State Conflict in Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil.

by Dave Dilegge | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:19am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 11/15/2012 - 12:32am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 3:48pm | 0 comments

"Israel launched one of the most ferocious assaults on Gaza since its invasion four years ago, hitting at least 20 targets in aerial attacks that killed the top military commander of Hamas."

by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 3:10pm | 0 comments

Video: 14 November IDF Pinpoint Strike on Ahmed Jabari, Head of Hamas Military Wing

by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 2:37pm | 3 comments

Women Worry Petraeus Scandal Will Hurt Their Role as Advisers to Military Leaders by Hannah Allam, McClatchy Newspapers.

by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 7:31am | 2 comments

Power and the Fallen Man by CDRSalamander at the U.S. Naval Institute Blog.

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