'American Sniper' and US Civil-Military Relations, Revisited
January 29, 2015
'American Sniper' and US Civil-Military Relations, Revisited
How do we foster a public that engenders G.I Joes and Janes, primed for national defense?
'American Sniper' and US Civil-Military Relations, Revisited
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
January 24, 2015
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
Hagel's departing shots should be seen as an incentive for self-reflection in the White House.
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
January 17, 2015
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
The Diplomat speaks with Col. James L. Creighton (U.S. Army, Ret.) about Afghanistan's security challenges.
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
January 10, 2015
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
The Diplomat's editors kick off 2015 with a discussion of the geopolitical trends to watch in the Asia-Pacific.
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
Taliban Reject Afghan Cabinet Positions
January 10, 2015
Taliban Reject Afghan Cabinet Positions
The new Afghan government offered cabinet positions to members of the Taliban, but the posts were refused.
Taliban Reject Afghan Cabinet Positions
Afghan Unity Government Under Pressure
January 07, 2015
Afghan Unity Government Under Pressure
Afghanistan's national unity government has come under fire for its failure to appoint a federal cabinet.
Afghan Unity Government Under Pressure
5 APAC Security Trends to Watch in 2015
January 03, 2015
5 APAC Security Trends to Watch in 2015
Flashpoints' Robert Farley outlines five trends to follow in the Asia-Pacific in 2015.
5 APAC Security Trends to Watch in 2015
2015: Afghanistan's Make-or-Break Year
December 31, 2014
2015: Afghanistan's Make-or-Break Year
Major security, political, and economic challenges await Afghanistan in 2015.
2015: Afghanistan's Make-or-Break Year
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
December 16, 2014
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
Plus, Taliban surges attacks, Imran Khan takes his protests to Lahore, and India bans Xiaomi. South Asia links.
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
Afghan President Condemns CIA's Use of 'Inhumane Torture'
December 12, 2014
Afghan President Condemns CIA's Use of 'Inhumane Torture'
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani joined a growing chorus of global leaders in condemning the United States' use of torture.
Afghan President Condemns CIA's Use of 'Inhumane Torture'
Afghan Government Lifts Ban on Night Raids
November 25, 2014
Afghan Government Lifts Ban on Night Raids
Night raids, an important but controversial tool in the fight against insurgents in Afghanistan, are back.
Afghan Government Lifts Ban on Night Raids
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
November 20, 2014
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
Plus, Chuck Hagel discusses the U.S. Offset Strategy, Japan plans BMD overhaul, and more. Mid-week links.
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
Afghanistan Hit by Coordinated Multiple Bombings
November 11, 2014
Afghanistan Hit by Coordinated Multiple Bombings
A series of coordinated bombings suggests the Taliban is ramping up its attacks ahead of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Hit by Coordinated Multiple Bombings
India Appoints Full-Time Defense Minister
November 08, 2014
India Appoints Full-Time Defense Minister
Plus, China debuts Shenyang J-31, U.S. considers delays to Afghan withdrawal, and Koreans debate THAAD. Defense links.
India Appoints Full-Time Defense Minister
Why the US Will Welcome Chinese Influence in Afghanistan
November 07, 2014
Why the US Will Welcome Chinese Influence in Afghanistan
Does the United States care if Beijing ramps up its influence in Afghanistan? Probably not.
Why the US Will Welcome Chinese Influence in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Finally Prosecutes Rapes
November 01, 2014
Afghanistan Finally Prosecutes Rapes
In recent months, Afghanistan has started enforcing laws against rape and abuse.
Afghanistan Finally Prosecutes Rapes
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