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Mending Defense
Mending Defense
G.I. Who?

Most military budget reformers focus on the technology and hardware we will need for future conflicts. Few address the military’s most important asset: its people.

Mending Defense
U.S. Navy photo courtesy Lockheed Martin via Getty Images
Pentagon Reform: Hope Springs Eternal

Yet today, the prospects for success are better than ever.

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Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

Higher Ed Shake Up

Ten months of code camp beats four years of ‘business communications’.

Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.

Unenforceable

Shocker! Who could have imagined?

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