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“The New Normal? Heightened Use of the National Guard in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars”

By William Taylor, Angelo State University Note: This is the third in a series of posts about the National Guard and the Reserves. He was many things to many people: a loving husband, a devoted father to seven children, and … Continue reading

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Trump’s Foreign Policy and the American Story

by Heather Marie Stur Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump offered little substance regarding his national security strategy or his worldview. In interviews, debates, and speeches, he called NATO “obsolete,” promised to expand the U.S. armed forces, and pledged … Continue reading

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