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As one of the oldest civilizations in human history, China maintains a level of subconscious devotion to its history and culture. This paper explores one of these devotions—the steppe.

The events surrounding the “siege of Sidney Street” raised a series of issues that echo many current concerns regarding terrorism and migrants.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: The rise of super-intelligent information technologies fueled with robotics, smart munitions, ubiquitous sensing, and extreme networking.

Despite targeting AQ for the past sixteen years and killing bin Laden, the U.S. and its allies have been unable to destroy what was once considered the most dangerous terrorist group in the world.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Exploring the art of the possible in future infantry combat.

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“FM 3-24 argues that excessive civilian casualties will cripple counterinsurgency operations, possibly to the point of failure.”

“Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has ordered a review of all the administrative and training requirements.”

“Three years after falling under ISIS control, a photographer shows a now-freed Mosul in ruins.”

“The Taliban have received improved weaponry in Afghanistan that appears to have been supplied by the Russian government.”

“Cavalier or casually acquiescent decisions to spend taxpayer dollars in an ineffective and wasteful manner are not to recur.”