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    The U.S. Will Spend Billions in Syria—Just Not on Rebuilding It

    The Trump administration has ended a civilian aid program in the country, but the cost of the counter-ISIS fight far outweighs those savings. Defense One - All Content…

    Trump’s Unprecedented Retaliation Draws Unprecedented Rebukes

    A dozen former spy chiefs slammed the president after he yanked Brennan's clearance. What comes next? Defense One - All Content…

    He Didn’t Know the Klan Handshake. It Almost Cost Him His Life.

    On our podcast: Journalist Vegas Tenold describes the six years he spent with white supremacists. Foreign Policy…

    U.S. Enters Its Next Phase in Its Strategy to Pressure Iran

    The State Department’s Iran Action Group will mostly focus on “nukes, terrorism, and the detention of American citizens.” Defense One - All Content…

    Pence Makes Hard Sell For Trump’s Space Force by 2020

    The administration wants a new military service branch, but space mission's future in the Pentagon and Congress is far from certain. Defense One - All Content…

    DIUx Drops the X, Becomes Permanent

    Facing criticism, Pentagon signals to Silicon Valley the military isn't going anywhere. Defense One - All Content…

    White House of lies

    By 1 June of this year, US President Donald Trump had made 3,259 false or misleading claims, according to the Washington Post Fact Checker’s database, which tracks and categorises every…

    5 Unanswered Questions About Space Force

    As Pentagon leaders plan changes to the U.S. military’s orbital-operations organizations, analysts wonder whether they have done all their homework. Defense One - All Content…

    Trump’s immigration trap

    Donald Trump’s presidency reminds me of nothing so much as the wars in Yugoslavia in the 1990s. At the height of the violence, a Serb friend said to me, ‘I…

    NATO Will Outlive Trump (and Putin), Don’t Worry

    Before Trump heads back to Europe, remember that NATO isn’t the G-7 and military relations are much stronger than the political ones they often endure. Defense One - All Content…

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