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    Russian Strategic Deterrence

    By Kristin Ven Bruusgaard

    Russia's intention to conduct a Ukraine-style hybrid operation against a NATO country is uncertain, but its determination to deter NATO from encroaching on Russia's security interests is clear.

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    Countering the Islamic State in Libya

    By Christopher S. Chivvis

    If nothing is done to stop the Islamic State's expansion in Libya, it could become a problem on a scale similar to that which it poses in Syria - but much closer to Europe.

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    The New Pan-Africanism: Implications for US Africa Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety, II

    There is a convergence of interests, a sufficient degree of trust and the collective capacity to establish a strategic partnership between the United States and Africa.

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