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FPA’s Must Reads (October 31 – November 6)

FPA’s Must Reads (October 31 – November 6)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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MG William Rapp on the future of the Army War College

MG William Rapp on the future of the Army War College

The United States Army War College in Carlisle Pennsylvania serves a unique mission in the military— to convert senior field commanders, usually colonels, into strategic thinkers and future leaders of the Army. In today’s Great Decisions podcast, Sarwar Kashmeri speaks with with Major General William Rapp about the challenges the AWC faces.

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On cyber relations with China, restraint is the best approach

On cyber relations with China, restraint is the best approach

Industrial espionage has been a constant source of tension between the U.S. and Chinese governments; however, last year, it was China that was on the defensive for the theft of American trade secrets.

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FPA’s Must Reads (October 24-October 30)

FPA’s Must Reads (October 24-October 30)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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On ‘China’s rising influence in Djibouti [which] is causing a souring in the African nation’s relations with the West’

On ‘China’s rising influence in Djibouti [which] is causing a souring in the African nation’s relations with the West’

The following is a response by the government of Djibouti to the Oct. 17, 2014 post “China’s war for Africa’s hearts and minds”

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Turkey’s Perennial Bogeyman

Turkey’s Perennial Bogeyman

As a U.S. ally and member of NATO, Turkey has a large, well-trained, and well-funded military with more than a half-million personnel in uniform. It is also the only NATO nation that shares a border with both Iraq and Syria, where the Islamic State continues to take and hold significant territory.

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FPA’s Must Reads (October 17-October 23)

FPA’s Must Reads (October 17-October 23)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (October 10-October 16)

The FPA’s Must Reads (October 10-October 16)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (October 3-October 9)

The FPA’s Must Reads (October 3-October 9)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (September 26-October 2)

The FPA’s Must Reads (September 26-October 2)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (September 19 – September 25)

The FPA’s Must Reads (September 19 – September 25)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week!

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The FPA’s Must Reads (September 5-12)

The FPA’s Must Reads (September 5-12)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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Russia Unhinged? Why the World’s Leaders Must Take a Stand

Russia Unhinged? Why the World’s Leaders Must Take a Stand

Neither Russia’s violation of its international legal obligations nor its institutional blockade of the U.N. Security Council can possibly be in the interest of the other U.N. member states, least of all in the interest of the less mighty among them. Hence, when the world’s leaders gather for this year’s opening of the United Nations’ 69th General Assembly they would be well-advised to address this dual attack on the foundations of global governance.

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Why Russia Intervenes

Why Russia Intervenes

Far from being an anomalous event, Russia’s coercive military pressure on Ukraine in the aftermath of the Maidan revolution is typical of the way great powers, including the United States, have behaved in the past.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (August 23-29)

The FPA’s Must Reads (August 23-29)

Our five favorite long reads and blog posts from the past week!

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