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A United States Institute of Peace commentary on the ongoing status of Sinjar after being a battlefront in the fight against ISIS Part 1: https://www.usip.org/publications/2021/04/struggle-sinjar-iraqis-views-security-disputed-district Part 2: https://www.usip.org/publications/2021/04/struggle-sinjar-iraqis-views-governance-disputed-district “Iraq’s Sinjar district and its communities have struggled to recover from the recent conflict against the Islamic State group (ISIS). This is due in large part to the fact

Modern War Institute: Seven Pillars Revisited: The Myths and Misreadings of T.E. Lawrence A review of “Lawrence of Arabia on War: The Campaign in the Desert, 1916–18” by Robert Johnson   Link: https://mwi.usma.edu/seven-pillars-revisited-the-myths-and-misreadings-of-t-e-lawrence/ Riley.C.Murray Sun, 04/18/2021 – 3:25am Read more about Modern War Institute: Seven Pillars Revisited: The Myths and Misreadings of T.E. Lawrence Log in

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. The Russia Bounty Story Was Always Murky 2. A Platoon Leader’s Takeaways from the Anti-Extremism Stand-Down 3. Remarks by President Biden and Prime Minister Suga of Japan at Press Conference 4. Ukraine’s Unconventional Warfare Plan to Resist a Russian Invasion 5. How Delta, Rangers, and the Green Berets’

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. The Case for Maximizing Engagement With North Korea 2.  U.S.- Japan Joint Leaders’ Statement: “U.S. – JAPAN GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW ERA” 3. SOCKOR Dedicates Headquarters Campus After Medal of Honor Recipient 4. Suga says he is prepared to meet N. Korean leader Kim to address

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has selected Mara Karlin, a well-known figure in Washington defense circles, to serve as assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities, the White House announced Friday. If confirmed, Karlin would take the lead role in developing the next National Defense Strategy, a guiding document for the Defense Department’s

Given its location in the South China Sea and its utility as a place to station American forces, the Philippines has long been able to count on American military support as a deterrent to antagonism from China. Historically, this support has included a steady flow of arms transfers. Since 2002, the United States has sold

Access the tracker HERE: Trend Overview Edited by Jonathan Schanzer Welcome to FDD’s Biden Administration Foreign Policy Tracker. Every two weeks, we will ask our experts and scholars to provide real-time assessments of the administration’s foreign policy. The analyses below go beyond “quick take” tweets. Our contributors are instead tasked with providing a succinct rationale