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Al Qaeda Versus ISIS: The Jihadi Power Struggle in the Taliban’s Afghanistan:
The Taliban’s rapid takeover of Afghanistan has raised fears that the country will once again become a safe haven for Islamist militants intent on perpetrating acts of international terrorism.
Sep 17, 2021 - 12:00:43 PM
The Nagging Question in the Indo-Pacific
Everyone in the region is at least thinking about an environment in which the U.S. isn’t on top.
Sep 17, 2021 - 11:55:16 AM
Abort the Illegitimate Court: End the Filibuster and Pack it
Democrats cannot disgrace the Supreme Court by packing it (adding seats to it). It is already a disgrace. After the Court overturned Roe v. Wade in Texas on September 1, 2021—in a devious, single page, 5-4, shadow decision—three of its members blasted their five colleagues in the majority for ignoring their “obligations to protect not only the rights of women, but also the sanctity of [the Court’s] precedents and of the rule of law.”
Sep 16, 2021 - 3:08:35 PM
Germany’s Increasingly Complex Coalition Picture as the Elections Near
With only a few weeks until the Germany’s elections on September 26, the outlook on who will succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor after her 16-year run has proven more volatile than many expected
Sep 15, 2021 - 11:12:02 AM
Pentagon reliance on contractors hurt US in 9/11Wars
Up to half of the $14 trillion spent by the Pentagon since 9/11 went to for-profit defense contractors, a study released Monday found. It’s the latest work to argue the U.S. reliance on private corporations for war-zone duties that used to be done by troops contributed to mission failure in Afghanistan.
Sep 14, 2021 - 12:15:15 PM