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September 24, 2014 / By Geneive Abdo
Arab Public Not Taking US Efforts on ISIS Seriously

As the United States gears up for possible airstrikes inside Syria, it should remember one thing: No matter how much planning has gone into US military plans to counter the Islamic

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September 16, 2014
B-2 Pilot’s Lessons For LRSB, America’s New Bomber

By Lt. Col. Jeff Schreiner:

The Air Force very quietly released a Request for Proposal (RFP) this summer for the new Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B). With a purported fly away cost of

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August 29, 2014
Why Drones Will Challenge Sovereignty But Won’t Proliferate

By Abhijit Iyer-Mitra: 

The Stimson Centre's recent report on drones was thorough, extraordinarily comprehensive and balanced. Even so, there are two potential shortcomings if one

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July 30, 2014 / By Barry Blechman, Russell Rumbaugh
‘Strategic Agility’: Behind The Air Force’s New 30-Year Plan

By Barry Blechman and Russell Rumbaugh: 

The myriad of conflicts raging worldwide right now would pose a challenge to any defense strategy. From Russian aggression in Ukraine and

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June 27, 2014 / By Yuki Tatsumi
Change in collective self-defense must be meaningful

Discussions on revising the current interpretation of Article 9 of Constitution are intensifying. In May 2014, the Advisory Panel on Reconstruction of the Legal Basis for Security

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