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Fighting While Blind

Navy intel chief hasn’t been allowed to see classified info for 2 years.

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USAF Asks: Why Can't a Drone Operator Be More Like a Bassoonist?

The USAF is using a mid-1950s model to recruit and retain 21st-century personnel, a new report recognizes. But has it faced up to how difficult, and how necessary, reform will be?

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

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Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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