• US Army, via www.army.mil

    NATO’s Limits: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe

    By Michael O'Hanlon

    Whatever its merits and motivations, the process of NATO enlargement has run its course.

  • Wikimedia

    Ideology and Strategy in the Middle East:
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    By Walter Posch

    The greatest challenge for the West in dealing with Iran stems not so much from its behaviour in the Middle East, or even its nuclear programme, as from uncertainty about its ultimate strategic goals.

  • DoD/US Army, via Wikimedia

    America’s Generals Are Out of Ideas for Afghanistan

    By Christopher D. Kolenda

    The decision to do more of the same and expect different results underscores a broader strategic bankruptcy within the US national-security establishment.

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