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Questions about WikiLeaks

I have been watching the WikiLeaks fallout, waiting with bated breath to see Robert Kaplan’s take. Turns out, nothing much. He side-stepped any true commentary to pine for a loss of empire. Personally, I have yet to come to a … Continue reading

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The Case for a Neutral America

While this is hardly a case you’d expect to be made here at Coming Anarchy, I’ve come to believe an eventual move to complete neutrality would not only be in America’s best interests, but that the US is particularly well … Continue reading

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War without Boundaries

In the aftermath of the recent mail bombs sent from Yemen to the Unites States, the White House may finally have been pushed over the line to officially begin an unofficial war against Yemen. The Obama administration is debating a … Continue reading

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Proposal: Approving Volunteer Militias

Building on my recent post about self-sufficiency and reliance for individual security , I’d like to begin laying out a proposal for the US adopting small decentralized solutions to the problem of border security. This is not so dissimilar from … Continue reading

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Oh and by the way . . .

The 2001 Anthrax attacks have yet to be solved and the case is still open. I think this is something some of us know but the details of the article will interest you. For the sake of conjecture, I’d posit … Continue reading

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Kaplan on Fort Hood

Robert D. Kaplan hopes that the actions of one radicalized Muslim in the US military does not result in a backlash against all Muslims in the US military: The ultimate strategic goal of al-Qaeda is to turn our struggle with … Continue reading

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It has been determined that these books are not for you

The last map showed America’s dominance in winning Nobel Prizes. Via Bill Petti on Twitter comes today’s map showing book bans and challenges by state in America over the past three years. Is your state on the list? Some of … Continue reading

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Robert D. Kaplan named to Defense Policy Board

DoD Announces New Defense Policy Board Members: Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates today announced the following new members to the Defense Policy Board: Gen. (Ret) Larry Welch, former Air Force chief of staff ; Stephen Biddle, Council on Foreign … Continue reading

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A Taste of Things to Come?

Radical splinter groups self-financed with drugs and well armed. This may be a small foretaste of things to come in the next several decades. The killings, last month, have terrified this small town near the Mexican border, in part because … Continue reading

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Arms Control Notes

With arms control talks underway between the US and Russia, a Russia general noted Russia must keep at least 1,500 nuclear warheads after talks with the United States on a new arms treaty, Interfax news agency quoted the commander of … Continue reading

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