No more asterisks in NATO
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No more asterisks in NATO

Saying yes to NATO’s easternmost members by basing permanent assets on their territory will make it clear to them that NATO’s security guarantee is as valid for NATO’s youngest members as it is for NATO’s oldest members.

The burdens of coalition warfare
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The burdens of coalition warfare

America’s heavy lifting in the fight against ISIS is par for the course.

From Desert Storm to Desert Drizzle
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From Desert Storm to Desert Drizzle

Calling ISIS “the most immediate threat to U.S. national interests,” Defense Secretary Ashton Carter emphatically concludes, “We’re at war.”

Allies get serious about missile defense
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Allies get serious about missile defense

When tomorrow’s historians look back on 2015, they may remember it as an important year in the evolution of missile defense – for both good and bad reasons.

On the ragged edge
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On the ragged edge

The U.S military simply cannot do all it is expected to do with diminishing and decaying resources. But that’s what Washington is expecting from the Pentagon.

Democracy on the defensive
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Democracy on the defensive

Freedom House reports “an overall drop in freedom for the ninth consecutive year,” with 61 countries suffering declines in freedom and only 33 registering gains.

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