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Sharpening the Spear: The Carrier, the Joint Force, and High-End Conflict

Seth Cropsey , Bryan McGrath & Timothy A. Walton

The emerging threat environment increases the need for aircraft carriers, and that none of the alternatives offer equal or better capabilities....

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The Syria Mess and the Pentagon's Serial Failures

Walter Russell Mead

Failures of military leadership are ultimately failures of civilian oversight. ...

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"Inexperience" is not to Blame for Waning U.S. Power and Influence

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Russia’s claim in Syria is the latest embarrassing and disastrous event in a series of events that lay bare the waning of U.S influence....

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