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Dispelling the Myth of Women in Special Operations

Nicole Alexander, Lyla Kohistany | March 19, 2019

Asia-Pacific Security

Contested Spaces

As the competition between the United States and China to shape the course of the 21st century intensifies, Southeast Asia has become a contested space....

Asia-Pacific Security

The Autocrat’s New Tool Kit

Chinese authorities are now using the tools of big data to detect departures from “normal” behavior among Muslims in the country’s Xinjiang region—and then to identify each su...

Transatlantic Security

Bolstering Congressional Support for NATO

In January, The New York Times reported that President Trump suggested to senior advisors several times over the course of the previous year that he might withdraw the United ...


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