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A Silent Victory in Afghanistan

I was reading an op-ed article from yesterday’s Washington Post by Michael Gerson about how America will secure victory in Afghanistan. His idea? They already are, but it is largely a silent victory, overshadowed by the greater political stories of … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 5

The final section of the research paper presents the conclusions based on the finding of my research. A follow up post will present opinions on the current and future situation, as described by the research. Conclusions Germany suffers from its … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 4

Part 4 of this essay covers the current relationship between NATO and Russia, with policy input from the German side of affairs. It notes both cooperation and distrust present in the multi-state dialogues going on, and points out high and … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 3

Section 3 covers the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or the OSCE, and its role in European Security. It is the shortest section of the three but presents an important aspect of the landscape of European security and … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, and Russia, and the Future, Part 2

Part 2 of this essay covers the past, current, and future state of the Conventional Forces in Europe treaty, CFE for short. The Future of the CFE Russia and the E.U. have held long-standing clashes over the Conventional Forces in … Continue reading

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Well Now, That Was A Busy Weekend.

I’m not sure where to even begin. Memorial Day Weekend often means taking it slow, throwing something on the bar-be-que, and generally halting work (for the government) for three days instead of two while remembering those in uniform around the … Continue reading

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Korea’s Sore Spots Get Poked

The clash between North and South Korea continues to heat up. The New York Times today published an article on the suspension of the hot line between the navies of both countries. This presents a serious problem for both of … Continue reading

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What I wrote for Bulgari’s Rewrite the Future Campaign

Phases: Increased potency of UN peacekeepers New military branch of humanitarian forces Restructured food/aid programs Infrastructure investment International nation-building? War torn nations face dozens of obvious problems in terms of stability and state viability, but one that is often overlooked … Continue reading

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