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The Somali Model?

Somalia represents interventionst's perfect storm, but our difficulties there demonstrate the military's limits in the War on Terror.

The Politics of Human Suffering

 Less than a year ago, United States marines landed on the beaches of Mogadishu to the acclaim of its citizens.


Conservative Columnist: Symbolism and Realpolitik

Congress is now considering two largely symbolic measures that could harm U.S. interests in Africa and the Middle East. A report from The New York Times seems to confirm J. Peter Pham’s prediction that Turkey


Not So Strange Bedfellows

Al-Qaeda: Stronger than Ever?

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April 20, 2014