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June 15, 2016

United States
Belated Birthday Wishes to the United States Army!

Yesterday the United States Army celebrated its 241st birthday. Alas, while I wrote out my birthday wishes I failed to post them. (Yes, I have been known to write cards and forget to send them.) But …

United States Army soldiers stand before the start of the Army's 237th anniversary celebrations at Times Square in New York

March 22, 2007

United States
The Changing Scope of U.S. International Broadcasts

The U.S. government has boosted spending on international broadcasting since 9/11, expanding its reach to the Internet and satellite TV. But critics say these outlets have lost their focus.

September 6, 2013

United States
You Might Have Missed: Syria , al-Qaeda Retaliates Against Drones, and Private Contractors

Colleen McCain Nelson, “Obama’s Curbs on Executive Power Draw Fire,” Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2013. A senior administration official said that while the new drone-strike policy does rein in…

U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Syria

July 5, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Drone Strikes, Armed Conflict Data, and Snowden’s Fate

Hope Hodge, The Pentagon’s Hollywood Liaison, Army Times, July 8, 2013. The U.S. military has played a supporting role in blockbuster films almost since the invention of the silver screen… Since 19…

October 15, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976

Highlights from the recently-released Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XXXVII, Energy Crisis 1974-1980 Minutes of the Secretary of State’s Staff Meeting, October 22, 1974 …


September 27, 2006

Iraq: The Way Forward - Reporting Iraq: Perspectives from Two American Journalists

Watch James Fallows of The Atlantic Monthly and Rajiv Chandrasekaran of The Washington Post discuss their new books and the current situation in Iraq.

September 27, 2006

Reporting Iraq: Perspectives from Two American Journalists

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Reception6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Meeting