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ARA San Juan Update

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On November 20, 2017
The search for ARA San Juan continues, without any success thus far. Unfortunately, heavy seas are complicating the rescue effort. I answered some questions about the search here; I also have a short piece about the Argentine Navy’s submarine force at the National Interest: Argentina had planned to acquire a flotilla of modern submarines from […]

Philippines

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On November 20, 2017

At the Diplomat I discuss a recent piece by Phil Zelikow on the US decision to occupy the Philippines: A recent article by Philip Zelikow in the new Texas National Security Review (associated with

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Carson at HUD

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On August 23, 2017
Read the whole thing, because it’s all bad. But if Carson was troubled by the disembowelment of his department, he showed no sign of it. Even before the final numbers were out, he had assured housing advocates that cuts would be made up for by money dedicated to housing in the big infrastructure bill Trump […]
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USS John McCain

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On August 22, 2017
Noticed discussion of the USS John McCain in a few threads.  Seems that the worst fears have come to pass: Divers have found remains of missing American sailors in the flooded compartments of the Navy destroyer John S. McCain, which collided with an oil tanker on Monday off the coast of Singapore, the commander of the United States […]
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USS Indianapolis

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On August 19, 2017
Paul Allen’s team has found the Indianapolis: We’ve located wreckage of USS Indianapolis in Philippine Sea at 5500m below the sea. ’35’ on hull 1st confirmation: https://t.co/V29TLj1Ba4 pic.twitter.com/y5S7AU6OEl — Paul Allen (@PaulGAllen) August 19, 2017 And just because. Share
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