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The Future of Special Forces

One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare by Linda Robinson PublicAffairs, 2013, 310 pp., $28.99 Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla by David Kilcullen Oxford University Press, 2013, 330 pp., $27.95  T he capture of Kabul in 2001 and the killing of Osama bin Laden in 2011 are […]

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Higher Ed Shake Up

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Blue Model Blues

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Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

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