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Despite a $1 billion price tag and commitment of significant military resources, the mission against ISIS is still, puzzlingly, unnamed.
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The United States is at a crossroads with its space program after spending decades revering it as a source of national pride and achievement.
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If, or when, Iraq crumbles, the United States should remember its 'old friends' - the Kurds.
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As operations in Afghanistan wind down, it’s Camp Lemmonier in Djibouti – the front line and jumping-off point for U.S. expeditionary forces defending our freedoms and fighting our enemies.
The consequences of an Army with fewer resources and fewer soldiers are glaring and grim.
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Even though other countries are displeased with the United States, they don't forget the sacrifices of American veterans laid to rest on their native soil.
If cuts to the Navy cause the United States to lose its status as a maritime power, the effects will be felt domestically and ripple through to the rest of the world.
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As Russia's military expands, NATO is returning to its traditional role of deterrence.
Jordan is emerging as an ally that shares U.S. interests and ideals, but Americans don’t seem to appreciate this old friend in the Middle East.
Few know the power of the modern Air Force, which can reach out and touch any point on the globe with near-instantaneous speed and lethality.
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Playing a game of global 'Guess Who'? reveals that countries aren't always exactly as we believe them to be.
As North Korea and Iran develop ICBM technologies even further, funding U.S. missile defense becomes even more imperative.
Following China’s lead, Tokyo has decided to flex its military right. The policy benefits American concerns in the region.
The president kept Syria at arms-length for two years, but at what cost?
Despite popular notions, a world with less nuclear weapons is not necessarily safer.
Our country's unsung military branch, the Coast Guard, is fighting the drug war and war on terror, while it guards 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline.
Is Guantanamo contrary to what we are as a country, or is it the 'least-bad' answer to a hard question?
Large-scale cyberattacks are happening so often that it’s nearly impossible to keep track of the onslaught.
U.S. foreign policy from the 19th century should provide guidance on dealing with China's move into Latin America.
Winston Churchill's claim that U.S. and Britain would share a 'special relationship' proved prescient, as the two countries have promoted each others' interests for 70 years.
Many countries have increased their military power in response to China’s build-up; the United States isn’t one of them.
The Strait of Hormuz is a vital international waterway; Iran's closure of it could wreak havoc on the global economy.
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Russia’s re-emergence on the global stage should force Washington to develop realistic foreign policy on its former Cold War enemy.
If Congress fails to reach a deficit-reduction deal by year's end, the results could be back-breaking.
As Iran's nuclear capabilities grow, other countries are growing weary of Tehran's volatility and the increasing threats it poses.
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The Cuban Missile Crisis has lessons to teach about foreign policy, even 50 years after the incident.
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Instability and weak governments have led to the ‘Talibanization’ of African nations.
As the president pledges U.S. military interventions abroad, important checks-and-balances between the executive and legislature might be eroding.
With a 1,200-percent increase in combat air patrols since 2005, the human pilot is gradually becoming a thing of the past.
President Obama's recent agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai is all about the substance, not the style.