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Flickering Forlorn Hope: The Battle of Bataan
Flickering Forlorn Hope: The Battle of Bataan

Shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack, a joint American and Filipino army desperately defended the Philippines against a Japanese invasion while fighting on both the Bataan Peninsula and Corregidor Island. Despite dim prospects for outside help, the garrison seriously delayed the Japanese timetable for conquest in the Pacific.

What You Should Know About the Military Justice Act of 2016
What You Should Know About the Military Justice Act of 2016

The Department of Defense is currently taking public comments on provisions implementing the Military Justice Act of 2016. Here are some highlights of the changes the law will make to the military justice system

Still Connected: President Trump’s Strategy for Afghanistan Warrants (Cautious) Hope

The President’s recent speech suggests he is willing to listen to wise counsel

The Winning Combination: The American Military May Have Found a Successful Strategy for Fighting ISIS in the Middle East
The Winning Combination: The American Military May Have Found a Successful Strategy for Fighting in the Middle East

The American strategy in fighting Islamic State (ISIS) in Northern Iraq and Syria seems to be working. President Obama deserves some credit for this success, along with the US military and President Trump.

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Punishers Down: The Fall of Marc Lee & Ryan Job

A review of Kevin Lacz’s The Last Punisher

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Trump & the Transgender Ban

From the Newsletter: It’s all a question of fitness

What You Should Know About the National Security Act
What You Should Know About the National Security Act

Seventy years ago this week, President Harry Truman signed into law the National Security Act of 1947. Here is what you should know about “the law that transformed America.”

What You Should Know About the F-35 Program
What You Should Know About the F-35 Program

Here is what you should know about the F-35 program, the most expensive military weapons system in history.

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Peacemakers are not peacekeepers

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