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The True Worth of Air Power
New weaponry makes it easier to hammer the enemy's forces from the air--but only when they are kept in place by ground forces. By Robert A. Pape. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/2004, $) Read More...

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That Was Then: Allen W. Dulles on the Occupation of Germany
U.S. troops on conquered territory, infrastructure in ruins, international squabbling over reconstruction: a window onto occupied Germany seven months after V-E Day, when progress was still unsteady a... Read More...

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Clinton's Strong Defense Legacy
Conventional wisdom holds that Bill Clinton presided over a disastrous downsizing of the U.S. military. But this claim is wrong. By Michael O'Hanlon. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/2003, $ Read More...

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Center for Security Studies
Swiss international security issues site.

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Combined Arms Research Library
Over 1200 links on Internet Gateway WebPages related to defense. Read More...

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Colombia Targeting Rebel Strongholds
Colombian army carries through a more aggressive combat to defeat FARC guerrillas, reports Scott Wilson (The Washington Post, 01/25/2004) Read More...

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Their Own Army?
Europe is about to create a unified military force. Done wrong, it could strain transatlantic relations and weaken European defense. By Philip H. Gordon. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/2000, $) Read More...

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Toward Universal Empire: The Dangerous Quest for Absolute Security
Reflects on the direction of U.S. preemptive security policy in the post 9/11 world. (World Policy Journal, 9/1/2002) Read More...

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Transforming the Military
Claims that defense doesn't need more money; it needs to reallocate resources. As it stands, the United States is paying more for a military that can do less. By William E. Odom. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1... Read More...

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Virtual Defense
The United States may be an uncontested military superpower, but it remains defenseless against a new mode of attack: information warfare. By James Adams. (Foreign Affairs, 5/1/2001, $) Read More...

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War Logs On: Girding America for Computer Combat
In Kosovo, America stumbled into the age of computer warfare. Now Washington must think hard about how to attack its foes' electronic networks and defend its own. By Bruce D. Berkowitz. (Foreign Affa... Read More...

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When Soldiers Become Cops
Rather than avoid peacekeeping entirely, the U.S. government ends up sending in elite military units that get bogged down for years. Developing a constabulary force would be a better answer. By Rachel... Read More...

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Military Educational Research Library Network
MERLN is a combined catalog for 14 U.S. military libraries in the U.S. & Europe. Read More...

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U.S.-Malaysia Defense Cooperation: A Solid Success Story
For many years U.S. and Malaysian forces have cooperated on a wide range of missions with virtually no fanfare or public acknowledgement. And in spite of its success, this bilateral defense relationsh... Read More...

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Japan's Emergency Legislation and the War on Terrorism
The two issues that form the pillar of importance in national security, countermeasures against terrorism and emergency legislation, have been hot topics not only in the Japanese Diet session but also... Read More...

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Military Engagement with Indonesia in the War on Terrorism
The Bush Administration's proposal to provide $8 million to train a "counterterrorism unit" in Indonesia is appropriately modest and contains sufficient safeguards to protect the integrity of the cong... Read More...

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Overcoming the Stalemate on the Korean Peninsula
The Bush Adminstration policy seeks to create fundamental change in the way the North Koreans interact with the world. President Bush's message: they must learn to play by the rules of the internatio... Read More...

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Promoting a Collective Response to Terrorism in Southeast Asia
While some countries in Southeast Asia have made considerable progress combating terrorism, the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia's premier multilateral organization,... Read More...

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Homeland Defense: Issues and Challenges
Notes from a Nixon Center event with Warren B. Rudman (Nixon Center, 6/19/2002) Read More...

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European Security in the 21st Century
With the end of the Cold War, we are entering a new era in European security. A European defense force should be encouraged, but not at the expense of a healthy, expanded NATO. By W. Bruce Weinrod (... Read More...

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China and Missile Defense
NMD or TMD could provoke a destabilizing arms race in East Asia. A panel discussion with Dr. Ronald Montaperto and Dr. Michael O'Hanlon. (Nixon Center, 10/19/2000) Read More...

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China: The Forgotten Nuclear Power
Washington is leaving a crucial piece out of the nuclear puzzle. It will be China, not Russia or any rogue, whose nuclear policy will concern America most in the years ahead. Before rushing to deploy ... Read More...

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Defending America: A Plan for a Limited National Missile Defense
President Bush should seek to defend America against long-range ballistic missile attack. But defending Americans against attack does not require a large and expensive system, or immediate treaty-bus... Read More...

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Defense's Death Spiral: The Increasing Irrelevance of More Spending
The military's backward budget process -- driven by parochial service interests rather than White House or Pentagon priorities -- must be fixed, and soon. By John Hillen (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/1999). Read More...

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French Views on Missile Defense
France does not object to the idea of missile defense in general, but feel that NMD will alter the strategic balance, and is not commensurate to the true potential scenario of attack against the US. ... Read More...

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Star Wars Strikes Back
America is pouring billions of dollars into research and development, ignoring the fundamental flaws that missile defense has yet to overcome. By Michael O'Hanlon. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/1999, $) Read More...

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The Missile Defense Debate
The Bush administration claims national missile defense can protect the United States from long-range missiles fired by rogue states. But that threat is trivial, and Washington's unilateralist approac... Read More...

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It won't work, so why do we play along with U.S.?
Critical of U.S. missile defense system and argues that Canada should not support it. By John C. Polanyi. (Toronto Star, 8/25/2003) Read More...

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A New Model Afghan Army
The Afghans have been slow to create a national army, and the international community has not helped much. The United States must jump-start the process before war breaks out again. By Anja Manuel and... Read More...

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A Tale of Two Secretaries
Examines Donald Rumsfeld as a secretary of war and as a secretary of defense. By Eliot A. Cohen. (Foreign Affairs, 5/1/2002) Read More...

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