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Ron Capps
The Suck, in So Many Words

War literature clambers over just a few tried and true thematic paths that date all the way back to Homer. But we still like it.

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On the Ragged Edge

Working abroad for the U.S. government in the darkest corners of human depravity can make a person very unwell.

Information Triage

We'll never be able to weed out leakers like Bradley Manning, but some common sense steps can reduce our risks.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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