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The Iran-Al Qaeda Connection

February 25, 2012

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This past week has seen Al-Qaeda rise after a period of weakening and transition. After losing a number of its leadership, most notably Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, it was thought that the organization would be further crippled until it could no longer operate effectively. However its recent actions in Iraq, Somalia, and possibly […]

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Cutting Budgets but not Effectiveness

February 2, 2012

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In an age when Congress is embroiled in budget battles, and the most pressing concern of the Pentagon is slashing hundreds of billions from the military budget, many question the continued effectiveness of the armed forces.  With a redistribution of power in the Middle East, and expanding Chinese power in the Pacific, not only does […]

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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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