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May 8, 2017

Morning Brief: Protecting the Global Supply Chain

The White House announced a new strategy to protect the global supply chain of goods that are critical to U.S. national security and economic welfare. Among other things, the plan calls for improving…

June 7, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Targeted Killings, Syria, and Military Contractors

Lance M. Bacon, “Soldiers Go Global,” Army Times, June 10, 2013. While the Army’s primary mission remains its ability to fight and win the nation’s wars, this new model places greater emphasis on th…

You Might Have Missed: Targeted Killings, Syria, and Military Contractors

April 19, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Spending on Overseas Bases, Drones over Boston, and Benghazi

Donna Cassata, “Report: US Footing Greater Bill for Overseas Bases,” Associated Press, April 17, 2013. The United States is footing more of the bill for overseas bases in Germany, Japan and South Ko…


April 7, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: WMDs, Libya, and Drone Strikes in Yemen

Peter Cynkar, “Opinion Briefing: Mexico’s Drug War,” Gallup, April 4, 2012. Mexicans personally feel less safe in their own neighborhoods in 2011 than they did at the onset of the drug war. Whi…

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April 13, 2012

Defense and Security
Friday File: How Will Obama Respond to the North Korea Missile Test?

Above the Fold. Despite warnings from President Obama that there would be “consequences,” North Korea went ahead and launched a ballistic missile to honor the 100th birthday of the country’s founder,…