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Thoughts On “Pillar Of Defence”

On Wednesday I was so wrapped up in Irish news that I missed Israel re-starting large-scale military operations in Gaza. The following is an expanded version of my thoughts that I shared on social media throughout yesterday, so forgive me … Continue reading

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The AfPak Dominos

Let’s take a look at the line of dominos that are rapidly tumbling into one another in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region. We start with the situation: two countries, newly introduced to democracy with a substantial insurgent movement operating within their borders. … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Petraeus Gets Ready

So, General Petraeus has given testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee on his opinions and plans for Afghanistan in the coming year. The highlights: -The July 2011 deadline is only the beginning of the withdrawals not the “abandon ship” date some … Continue reading

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