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June 06, 2014 / By Joshua T. White
How U.S. can reinvigorate India defense ties

By Vikram J. Singh and Joshua T. White:

Narendra Modi's landslide victory in last month's Indian general election has raised hopes that the country will break through the policy

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February 17, 2011 / By Jonathan Larkin
Preparing for Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Preparing for Diplomacy in the 21st Century: Education and Training Reform in the US Foreign Service


By Jonathan Larkin - Diplomats are the nation's first line of defense. The

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December 01, 2009 / By Madeline England, Alix Boucher
Security Sector Reform Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Security sector reform (SSR) aims to support the development of “effective, inclusive and accountable security institutions so as to contribute to international peace and security,

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May 06, 2009
Change to administration’s plan proposed

House lawmakers want the State Department to handle aid to Pakistan.

Administrative authority for a new $400 million counterinsurgency fund for Pakistan should
reside within the State

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February 10, 2009
Increasing the U.S. defense budget won’t stimulate the economy

The next war—the battle for even more defense spending—is now under way. Major weapons
program manufacturers are worried that Defense Secretary Robert Gates may be serious about
looking

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