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The US and Pakistan: Keeping Friends Close and Enemies… Out

November 29, 2011

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On November 26, 2011 the Pakistani government was found red with anger after a series of strikes from a NATO aircraft killed at least 25 soldiers at the northwestern border with Afghanistan. The supreme army commander of Pakistan called the attacks unprovoked, but the Afghan security officers said that they were involved in a nighttime […]

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Drones Reshaping Wars and Warfighters

July 26, 2011

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For a time, news reports of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and their actions on the battlefield intrigued us at every turn because we were fascinated with the technology and the possibilities. We are also discovering limits and drawbacks, but among all the conversations of how drones are reshaping wars, little attention is being paid to how […]

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Frenemies: The U.S., Pakistan, and the War on Terror

June 9, 2011

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Today marks the one-month anniversary of the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. Shot in the head and the chest by a team of U.S. Navy SEALs, bin Laden met a fitting – if somewhat belated – demise. The killing of Osama bin Laden was a just and necessary act for two main reasons: it sent […]

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