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Far graver than Vietnam
Most senior US military officers now believe the war on Iraq has turned into a disaster on an unprecedented scale. By Sidney Blumenthal. (Guardian, 9/16/2004) Read More...


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Russia's horror
Recent terrorism in Russia is re-examined. Parallels are drawn among numerous terrorist groups & events, though links are vague. The author offers numerous suggestions to battle not only terrorism i... Read More...


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European Abdication
Argues that European military presence in Afghanistan has provided mixed results. By David L. Bosco. (Washington Post, 9/7/2004) Read More...


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Russian FM welcomes Israeli cooperation on terror
Israeli newspaper reports co-operation and support to Russia in light of recent terrorist attacks. Also discusses foreign policy issues between the two states. (Haaretz International, 9/6/04) Read More...


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EU's Links with China Pose New Threat to Transatlantic Relations
As the EU strives to play a greater role in world affairs, it is seeking to develop a strategic relationship with China, independently from its links with the United States. By Frank Umbach. (European... Read More...


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Insurgents seize a school in Russia
Recent terrorist attacks in Russia discussed, particularly the explosion of two aircraft departing from Moscow and the takeover of a school. Officials have pointed to Chechen rebels as the root of th... Read More...


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Putin points the finger in the wrong direction
In analyzing recent terrorist attacks in Russia, it is necessary to look at President Putin's recent policy decisions vis-a-vis the north Caucasus before denouncing the events as al-quaeda formulated.... Read More...


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Bad breaks
Discusses U.S. troop redeployment and foreign perceptions and misperceptions. By Helle Dale. (Washington Times, 8/25/2004) Read More...


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Neutrality, Common Foreign and Security Policy, and The Fourth Pillar of the European Union
Paper that discusses some of the obstacles facing the EU's development of a Common Foreign and Security Policy. By Karen Petersen, Vanderbilt University. (8/15/2004) Read More...


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Police Are at War With the Russian People
Opinion piece revealing police brutality in Russia. by Yulia Latynina (The Moscow Times, 11/08/04) Read More...


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Representative Democracy and Military Policy in Postwar Japan
By Jason Gottlieb. (1/16/1996) Read More...


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National Security and Military Policy Issues Involved in the Kyoto Treaty
Argues that inclusion of military operations in a climate change treaty is inconsistent with the international obligations of our military forces. By Jeffrey Salmon. (George Marshal Institute, 5/18/... Read More...


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National Security Strategy of the United States of America
White House publication outlining U.S. Security Strategy. (9/17/2002) Read More...


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European Union Defense Policy: An American Perspective
Policy Brief on the development and implications of European common foreign and security policies for NATO and the US. By Leslie S. Lebl. (Cato Policy Analysis, 6/24/04) Read More...


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Russian nuclear forces, 2004
Report on current Russian nuclear forces. (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 7/1/2004) Read More...


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Risky Path for Pacifist Europe
Op-Ed on the 'new vision' of warfare in Europe. By Max Boot. (Los Angeles Times, 6/3/2004) Read More...


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Russia Joins U.S.-Led Initiative On WMD
Russia joins Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI), implemented by the US, and intended to create a network of countries that share intelligence and cooperate in halting potential shipments of weapo... Read More...


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Institute for Defense Analyses
Organization whose mission is providing high-quality analyses of important national security issues. Read More...


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Our Soldiers and Us
Analyzes military society and its reflection on society. By Eliot A. Cohen. (Washington Post, 5/25/2004) Read More...


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CORPORATE MERCENARIES Part 1: Profit comes with a price
Discusses private military companies (PMCs) in Iraq. By David Isenberg. (Asia Times, 5/19/2004) Read More...


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CORPORATE MERCENARIES Part 2: Myths and mystery
Second part of article discussing private military companies (PMCs) in Iraq. By David Isenberg. (Asia Times, 5/20/2004) Read More...


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Rumsfeld's actions speak louder
Offers suggestions to prevent another Abu Ghraib. By Kerry Kennedy Cuomo and Michael Posner. (Boston Globe, 5/15/2004) Read More...


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Covering up the coverup
Alan Dershowitz writes that the roots of the Abu Ghraib issue lies in the White House. (Boston Globe, 5/15/2004) Read More...


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Like the Wehrmacht, we've descended into barbarity
Argues that the treatment of Iraqi prisoners is a consequence of coalition policy. By Richard Overy. (Guardian, 5/10/2004. Read More...


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Partnership, Under Construction
In the first public criticism by the Bush administration of Russia, Secretary of State Powell diplomatically criticizes a resurgence of authoritarianism under Putin, including the weakening of the leg... Read More...


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Renewing the Atlantic Partnership
Authors argues that in order to revitalize the Atlantic alliance, Europe and America must forge new "rules of the road" governing the use of force, adapt NATO to meet today's threats coming from outsi... Read More...


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Torture At Abu Ghraib
American soldiers brutalized Iraqis. How far up does the responsibility go? By Seymour M. Hersh. (New Yorker, 4/30/2004) Read More...


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Fixing the Mix: How to Update the Army's Reserves
The battlefield victory in Iraq obscured what the occupation has since made clear: the U.S. military's personnel system--especially the size of its active-duty Army and the number of crucial units kep... Read More...


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The True Worth of Air Power
New weaponry makes it easier to hammer the enemy's forces from the air--but only when they are kept in place by ground forces. By Robert A. Pape. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/2004, $) Read More...


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