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2 August SWJ Roundup

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Informal Institute for National Security Thinkers and Practitioners

Information Dissemination - The Interpreter - Kings of War - Londonstani

Long War Journal - Marine Corps Gazette - Marine Corps Times

Maritime Executive - The Military Leader - Military Review

MountainRunner - National Defense - Navy Times - Next Navy - Parameters - RUSI

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Israel / Palestinians

Gaza Cease-fire Collapses; Israeli Soldier Believed Captured - VOA

Fighting in Gaza Intensifies After Cease-fire Falls Apart  - NYT

Cease-fire Collapse Diminishes US Leverage to End War - WP

How a 72-hour Truce in Gaza Fell Apart in Less than 2 Hours - WP

Israel Pushes Deeper in Gaza After Soldier Seized - AP

Obama: 'Unconditional Release' of Kidnapped IDF Soldier - JP

Hamas Denies Holding Israeli Soldier - BBC

DOD’s Rare Criticism of Israeli Military After Releasing More Weapons - S&S

US Congress Backs Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense - AP

US Condemns Gaza Cease-fire Violation - Reuters


Ukraine / Russia

Ukraine Crisis Holds Lessons for NATO, Says British General - AP

Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine, Missile Treaty - AP

Putin Warns Europe Over 'Aggression' - BBC

Putin Tells Obama Sanctions Are 'Counterproductive' - Reuters

International Investigators Begin Work at Crash Site in Ukraine - VOA

MH17 Crash Team Finds Human Remains - BBC

A Test for Ukraine in a City Retaken From Rebels - NYT

Ukrainian Troops Suffer Heavy Loss in Ambush - AP

Ukraine Leaks Stalin's 'KGB Secrets' - BBC



Iraqi Foreign Minister Blames Maliki for Islamist Insurgency - Reuters

Iraqi Kurds, Battling Islamic State, Press US for Weapons - Reuters

Echoes of Syria: Hezbollah Reemerges in Iraq - ISW

Iraq Situation Report - ISW Update



Marine from Camp Pendleton Posthumously Awarded Silver Star - LAT

Robotic Helicopter Completes Afghanistan Mission, Back in US - WP

Afghans Enjoy Holiday But Voice Fears For Future - WP


Terrorism / Counterterrorism

Australia Targets Homegrown Terrorists - VOA

Rise of the Terrorist Army - WP Opinion

The New MAD: An Era of Assured Disruption - UPI Opinion


On War

The Information War Turns 100 - WP Opinion


US Department of Defense

Army “VIP culture” Led to Parachute Accident - NT

Army Announces New Camo Pattern, But So Far It's Invisible - S&S

Sweeping Changes Coming to Air Force Evaluation, Promotion Systems - S&S

A Balanced NSA Reform - WP Editorial


United States

Obama Readies Executive Action on Immigration - WP

US House Passes $694m Border Bill - BBC

CIA Director Reverses Himself on Senate Spying - AP

Obama Defends Under-fire CIA Director - BBC


United Nations

How Neutral is the UN in War Zones? - WP Opinion



Leaders Debate Security, Economics at US-Africa Summit - VOA

Africa Military Moves by US Reflect Iraq, Afghan Wars - Bloomberg

WHO: Ebola Spreading Too Fast - BBC

Somali Lawmaker Killed in Mogadishu - Reuters

Somali MP Shot Dead Outside Mosque - BBC

Africa’s Slide Toward Disaster - NYT Opinion


Americas / Caribbean

US-Funded Program Offers Honduran Children Alternative to Illegal Immigration - VOA

Mexican Media Denounces 'Gag Law' - BBC

Judge Urges Argentina Default Talks - BBC


Asia / Pacific

Japan Gives Vietnam Six Navy Ships - BBC

Could Korean Warfighting Command Stay in Seoul? - S&S

North Korea’s Antipathy for the US Seen at a New High - NYT

Defense Contractors Hawking Surveillance Planes in Japan - S&S

'Nine Militants Killed' in Xinjiang, China - BBC

Military Dominates Thai Legislature - BBC



For 1st Time, German Army Officer to be USAREUR Chief of Staff - S&S

Anti-Semitism Rises in Europe Amid Israel-Gaza Conflict - NYT

US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia - VOA

Europe Started World War I a Century Ago, Blind to Tragedy - AP


Middle East / North Africa

British Embassy in Libya to 'Suspend Operations' - BBC

Tunisia Closes Main Border Crossing with Libya - VOA

ISIS Governance in Syria - ISW Report

Rounding Up Journalists in Iran - NYT Editorial


South Asia

Secretary of State Kerry Meets India's Prime Minister Modi - VOA


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