Appraising “The Surge”
This video above was sent to me this morning in a note from the Washington Post‘s Tom Ricks who said “I particularly like the video they did on one captain’s counterinsurgency campaign.
Peter Berkowitz‘s essay in the latest issue of the Weekly Standard provides good insight into what I think is the strategic irresponsibility of those in Israel’s leadership who think that they can hold steady on a course that justifies failure on an a Palestine-Israel deal using Hamas and Iran as excuses.
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My colleague Michael Lind will be hosting a live panel discussion at 12:30 pm EST with Princeton University/Woodrow Wilson Institute Professor G.
Win Monroe is a research intern at the New America Foundation. Leaders from both Russia and China had harsh words for American-style capitalism at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos. But, as energy prices collapse and demand for exports fall, the legitimacy of these autocratic state capitalists is also being called into question.