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FP: Drone Wars

Author: C. Christine Fair

C. Christine Fair, assistant professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, offers a look at the true and false behind arguments against the United States' use of drone airstrikes.

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Center for a New American Security: Fixing Intel: A Blueprint for Making Intelligence Relevant in Afghanistan

Authors: Major General Michael T. Flynn, Matt Pottinger, and Paul Batchelor

This Center for a New American Security paper, discusses the signficance of the U.S. intelligence community to the counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan and recommends a reorientation of focus from the "enemy" to the Afghan people.

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