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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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Selling a Daughter to Pay for a Leg

by Heather Marie Stur A couple of articles I read recently got me thinking about the long reach of war and how we define casualties. The first is a New York Times article about disabled Afghan veterans struggling against corruption … Continue reading

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