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IA Forum Interview: Ted Galen Carpenter
IA-Forum speaks with Ted Galen Carpenter about China, Taiwan, and U.S. policy in his new book, America’s Coming War with China: A Collision Course Over Taiwan. By Dimitri Neos (IA-Forum, 2/16/2006) Read More...


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America Abandons a Friend
The author, a former Pentagon official, recounts his participation in an arms deal he made nine years ago with the former Moldovan defense minister, Valeriu Pasat. By E. Wayne Merry. (Washington Post,... Read More...


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Special Ops Finds a Few Good Men
Estes Thomspon reports on the formation of a Marine Corp special forces unit. (Capital Hill Blue, 2/25/06) Read More...


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IDF officer cancels study plans in UK
An Israeli Brigadier General cancels has canceled his planed studies at a War College in the UK for fear that he may be brought up on War Crimes. (Jerusalem Post, 2/26/06) Read More...


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The trouble with China's nuclear doctrine
Larry Wortzel analyses the disturbing changes taking place in Chinese nuclear doctrine. (Janes Defense Weekly, 2/16/06, $) Read More...


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Directed energy lasers - fact or fiction?
Bill Sweetman reports on the development of lasers and the likely hood of their use on the battlefield in the near future.(Janes Defense Weekly, 2/16/06, $) Read More...


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Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)
The Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) -- a review of DOD’s forces, resources and programs -- outlines the strategy for addressing critical issues such as budget and acquisition ... Read More...


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Security Firms Try to Evolve Beyond the Battlefield
Private Military Corporations are increasingly expanding the number of fields in which they operate.(Renae Merle, Washington Post, 1/17/06) Read More...


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China, the US, and Battle to Lead a Globalized World
German journalists Frank Hornig and Wieland Wagner are skeptical about America's chances in a battle with China for economic superiority. (Der Spiegel 2/3/06) Read More...


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Fighting Ourselves in Falluja
The author writes that confusion between the military and civilian US commanders in Iraq after the war led to strategic mistakes that have fueled the insurgency and prolonged the war in Iraq. By Bing ... Read More...


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Our Domestic Intelligence Crisis
Author writes that the Defense Department is deeply involved in domestic intelligence, with the National Security Agency conducting electronic surveillance of US citizens domestically, outside the fra... Read More...


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No More Blank-Check Wars
The two authors argue that the US should only wage wars declared by Congress, as the Constitution stipulates. By Leslie H. Gelb and Anne-Marie Slaughter. (Washington Post, 11/8/2005) Read More...


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Editorial: US must alter its approach to Taiwan
The writer urges the US to take a more concrete approach to Taiwan's repeated failure to pass the special arms procurement bill. (Taipei Times, 9/30/05) Read More...


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US admiral urges Taiwan to arm
The new commander of US forces in Asia and the Pacific, Admiral William Fallon, has urged the Taiwanese forces to acquire more strictly defensive weapons. (Richard Halloran, 09/25/05) Read More...


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Taiwanese official urges Japan to speak for Taiwan
A Taiwanese official claims that Japanese support is needed not only to help Taiwan gain an active UN role, but also for the sake of the region's stability. (Taipei Times, 9/19/05) Read More...


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Defining Down Mental Illness
Discusses the deteriorating mental health of US soldiers after coming home from the war in Iraq. By Sally Satel, M.D., Christina Hoff Sommers. (AEI 8/15/05) Read More...


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The War against Reserves
Discusses the pros and cons of having reserve troops. By Frederick W. Kagan. (AEI 8/12/05) Read More...


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Hell Is Over
A war correspondent and former U.S. marine discusses various events occuring within Iraqi Kurdistan. By Michael Rubin. (AEI 6/29/05) Read More...


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Chinese, Russian Militaries To Hold First Joint Drills
Chinese and Russian military forces will hold their first combined exercise. The possible goals of this exercise appear to be to strengthen their alliance in the face of the U.S. presence in Central ... Read More...


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Lessons for an Exit Strategy
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger analyzes exit strategies for Iraq. By Henry Kissinger. (Washington Post, 8/12/2005) Read More...


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Defense Reform in Europe
Discusses the war in Iraq and necessary reform of Polish military policies. By Radek Sikorski. (AEI 8/10/05) Read More...


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Behind the Curve in Culture-Centric Skills
Discusses the Navy's skills in understanding foreign languages. By Chris Davis. (AEI 7/26/05) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Paul Hughes
International Affairs Forum speaks about Iraq border issues with Mr. Paul Hughes, the Iraq program officer in the Peace and Stability Operations Program for the US Institute for Peace. Mr. Hughes is ... Read More...


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RUSSIA EYES STRONGER CLOUT IN CASPIAN REGION
Russia has pursued a series of separate deals between the Caspian nations. Kazakhstan appears to be most receptive to Russia’s offer of closer economic and strategic cooperation. Read More...


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Heavy Toll in Afghan Fight for Navy's Proud Elite
This article discusses the impact of recent U.S. Navy Seal casualties in Afghanistan. By James Dao (New York Times, 09 Jul 2005.) Read More...


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Should women be in combat?
The author discusses the question as to whether women should be permitted to serve in combat as well as the impact which the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have had on this debate. By Mary Delach ... Read More...


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Uzbeks Threaten to Evict U.S. From an Air Base Near Afghanistan
The Uzbek government has threatened to evict the U.S. military from an airbase which supports operations in Afghanistan. This threat comes just days after a meeting of the Russia/China led Shanghai C... Read More...


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Securing terror target No. 1
This article discusses the efforts by the U.S. military to protect critical oil terminals in the Persian Gulf. Protection of these terminals will be turned over to Iraqi Marine forces by early 2006. ... Read More...


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Noncitizen soldiers: the quandaries of foreign-born troops
This article discusses the increasing number of immigrants in the U.S. military. Many motivated by the chance for U.S. citizenship, are involved in some of the fiercest fighting overseas. By Patrik ... Read More...


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CIA, Pentagon Seek to Avoid Overlap
DoD and CIA officials are have designed an agreement designed to ultimately provide better coordination and cooperation between both agencies with respect to intelligence operations and analysis. By... Read More...


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