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In the end, Hagel, who came to regret his reluctant vote to invade Iraq, evidently proved an uncomfortable fit.
His resignation has to be seen against the growing war fever in Washington—which is now reflected in White House policy.
The US military continues a long series of mistakes, missteps and mishaps across Africa.
Despite US military efforts, maritime insecurity has been markedly on the rise in the waters off West Africa.
Former top UN diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi lays out how decades of naïveté about Arab societies, poor planning and post-conflict miscalculations have fostered a deep mistrust and lack of confidence in the United States.
A new internal investigation reveals just how poorly US African Command has handled its humanitarian missions.
If we don’t act now, constitutional restraints on presidential warmaking will be eviscerated.
At age 70, a writer reflects on the so-called ‘American Century’—and the world it wrought.
American military and corporate power have triumphed over all rivals—so why does the United States still struggle to impose its will on the world?
Washington always imagines it can control combustible situations abroad. It can’t. And it won’t.
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