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How does use of ‘ninja missile’ change counterterrorism?
Drone strikes have also been relatively effective at limiting collateral damage compared to other strike options—reducing deaths among both civilians on the ground as well as U.S. servicemembers who might otherwise take part in a ground raid. Needless to say, a more precise missile will only serve to keep lowering civilian casualties.
Send in the Marines? Reconsider Force Design 2030 beforehand
Force Design 2030 is a flawed operational concept in that it is narrowly focuses on fighting a specific type of engagement in a specific region, but more importantly in that it changes the very reason the Marine Corps has existed for over 246 years.
How volunteers can help defeat great powers
"It was clear from the onset and confirmed throughout our visit that volunteers played a critical role in the defense of Kyiv, yet their role has not been systematically studied."
Breaking down gaps in military child care
Two military moms and researchers break down a new military child care analysis and share their own experiences with the system on this episode of The Spouse Angle.
Fighting to get to the fight
Maintaining America’s critical infrastructure is vital in protecting the homeland from global competitors.
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