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Monday NatSec Roundup

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On November 18, 2019
The first blessing is peace, as is agreed by all men who have even a small share of reason….The best general, therefore, is that one which is able to bring about peace from war. Hey why not pardon some war crimes? The depressing bit about this is following discussions on Facebook and noting how strident […]
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India’s Role in the IndoPac

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On November 12, 2019
My latest at the Diplomat is an expansion of a stub that I mentioned last week, and evaluates the recent CNAS report on the growing military gulf between India and China. The issue here isn’t simply economic growth (where India is doing quite well) or strategic interest (India definitely wants to spend money), but also […]
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Ulysses in Japan

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On November 8, 2019
For the last few months I’ve been slowly plowing through Chernow’s Grant, which generally speaking is as good as advertised. When I have a chance I’ll have a longer post on the book itself, the subject, and the approach that Chernow takes, but along the way I’ve found it fruitful to take up a few […]
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Bevin Down!

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On November 5, 2019
How fucking bad do you have to be to lose a statewide race as the GOP candidate in Kentucky? We’re calling it the Bevin Line. Matt Bevin is a genuinely awful human being who managed to alienate enough Kentuckians to actually lose an election in 2019. He managed this despite the strong support of Trump, […]
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