Sorting Out the Yemen Raid

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The first military operation of the Trump presidency did not go as planned, but, in this case, no blame attaches to the president. It was simply one of those things…
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Making the Same Mistakes with Iran

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On Sunday, the U.S. Marine Corps commemorated a melancholy milestone–the 33rd anniversary of the truck-bomb attack on the U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut. The bomb struck with the force…
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Obama’s Fifth War

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Barack Obama entered office with a mandate to end America’s post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He will leave office in three months having presided over the proliferation of America’s…
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Acts of War Cannot Go Ignored

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On Sunday night, as Americans were transfixed by the spectacle of the second presidential debate, events occurred off the coast of Yemen that remind us of the kind of challenges…
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In Yemen, Missing the Forest

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Yemen doesn’t get nearly as much attention as other battlefields in the war on terror, but there is an important struggle going on there with some fascinating recent developments. This…
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