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A New American Grand Strategy

by General Jim Mattisvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, February 26, 2015

We must adopt a firm and consistent stance in defense of our values. 

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California GOP Can Find Lessons In Illinois, Wisconsin

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, February 26, 2015

The California Republican Party kicks off its winter convention Friday, across the street from the state Capitol. The bad news is that’s the closest to the Governor’s Office that the state GOP is getting in the foreseeable future unless there’s a seismic shift in the political landscape.

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‘I Am Charlie’ — Brown Variety

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Friday, February 27, 2015

Nearly two months have passed since the global outpouring of support for the murdered staffers of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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Comparing The Strategic And Legal Features Of Cyberwar, Drone Warfare, And Autonomous Weapon Systems

by Kenneth Andersonvia The Briefing
Friday, February 27, 2015

Cyberwar, targeted killing using remotely-piloted drones, and autonomous weapon systems (AWS) are all emerging weapon technologies and operational capabilities that are, or gradually will come to be, available to the world’s advanced militaries — and in some instances, available to non-state actors and individuals as well. 

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Uncommon Knowledge With Dartmouth Professors Jennifer Lind And William Wohlforth

interview with Jennifer Lind, William Wohlforthvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Uncommon Knowledge with Dartmouth professors Jennifer Lind and William Wohlforth on international relations, political theories, and America’s role in the world.

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Putin’s Gas Problem

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Today's Zaman
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Russia watchers are rightly focusing on the latest brittle ceasefire in Ukraine, seeking to discern President Vladimir Putin’s intentions there. But they would be wise not to overlook another unfolding struggle – one that will have profound long-term consequences for Europe and for Putin’s ability to exert pressure on the continent

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Authorizing The President To Use Military Force Against ISIL

by Benjamin Wittesvia Brookings Institution
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Thank you Chairman Thornberry, Ranking Member Smith, and members of the committee for inviting me to present my views on the President’s proposed Authorization for the Use of Military Force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. I am a senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution.

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DNI’s 2015 Worldwide Threat Assessment

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Friday, February 27, 2015

I highly recommend that Lawfare readers peruse the annual the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, as well as DNI Clapper’s opening statement before the SASC yesterday.  I read both quickly (though I did not watch the hearing).  Both seem less watered-down than usual.

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Russia Under Sanctions: It's Not Working

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Friday, February 27, 2015

On the evening of Tuesday 24 February I joined a panel discussion on "Russia Now," organized by Warwick Arts Centre's Mead Gallery.

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A CPAC Bush-Whacking?

by Bill Whalenvia A Day At The Races
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Former Florida Gov. and expected presidential candidate Jeb Bush is scheduled to make an appearance tomorrow at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

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The U.S. Intelligence Community And Non-Neutral Principles

by Benjamin Wittes, Ashley Deeksvia Lawfare
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Last week, Ben’s NSA Constitution Day speech emerged after a long “declassification” process.  One puzzle Ben grapples with in this speech is why reasonable, educated Americans have–and will continue to have–such a high level of discomfort with what the NSA and other intelligence agencies do.

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CNN Set To Begin Broadcasting In Russia Again

quoting Michael McFaulvia Moscow Times
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Russia's state media watchdog has approved U.S. news giant CNN's application for a broadcast license, bringing the cable broadcaster back to Russia less than two months after it left the market following the introduction of a tough new media advertising law.

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Why Does The Federal Reserve Fear A Real Audit?

mentioning John B. Taylorvia New York Post
Thursday, February 26, 2015

What is Janet Yellen afraid of? That question will be percolating in Congress next week when the Senate Banking Committee starts considering proposals for reforming the Federal Reserve that she chairs.

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John Taylor On Bloomberg Advantage

interview with John B. Taylorvia Bloomberg
Friday, February 27, 2015

John Taylor, professor of Economics at Stanford University and author of "The Taylor Rule," discusses the Federal Reserve and Janet Yellen’s testimony. He joins The Bloomberg Advantage with Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (19:00)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Victor Davis Hanson discusses ISIL.

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Lee Ohanian On The John Batchelor Show (32:47)

interview with Lee Ohanianvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, February 27, 2015

Lee Ohanian discusses his thoughts about the fare share of the tax bill.

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Terry Anderson On The John Batchelor Show (11:03)

interview with Terry Andersonvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Terry Anderson talks about his new book Free Market Environmentalism For The Next Generation.

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Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (20:34)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Paul Gregory talks about the rebel army in Ukraine.

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Friday, February 27, 2015

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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Lee Ohanian On The John Batchelor Show (32:47)

interview with Lee Ohanianvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, February 27, 2015

Lee Ohanian discusses his thoughts about the fare share of the tax bill.

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John Taylor On Bloomberg Advantage

interview with John B. Taylorvia Bloomberg
Friday, February 27, 2015

John Taylor, professor of Economics at Stanford University and author of "The Taylor Rule," discusses the Federal Reserve and Janet Yellen’s testimony. He joins The Bloomberg Advantage with Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn.

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Russia Under Sanctions: It's Not Working

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Friday, February 27, 2015

On the evening of Tuesday 24 February I joined a panel discussion on "Russia Now," organized by Warwick Arts Centre's Mead Gallery.

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DNI’s 2015 Worldwide Threat Assessment

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Friday, February 27, 2015

I highly recommend that Lawfare readers peruse the annual the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, as well as DNI Clapper’s opening statement before the SASC yesterday.  I read both quickly (though I did not watch the hearing).  Both seem less watered-down than usual.

Featured Commentary

‘I Am Charlie’ — Brown Variety

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Friday, February 27, 2015

Nearly two months have passed since the global outpouring of support for the murdered staffers of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Featured Commentary

Comparing The Strategic And Legal Features Of Cyberwar, Drone Warfare, And Autonomous Weapon Systems

by Kenneth Andersonvia The Briefing
Friday, February 27, 2015

Cyberwar, targeted killing using remotely-piloted drones, and autonomous weapon systems (AWS) are all emerging weapon technologies and operational capabilities that are, or gradually will come to be, available to the world’s advanced militaries — and in some instances, available to non-state actors and individuals as well. 

Featured Commentary

A New American Grand Strategy

by General Jim Mattisvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, February 26, 2015

We must adopt a firm and consistent stance in defense of our values. 

Other Media

Why Does The Federal Reserve Fear A Real Audit?

mentioning John B. Taylorvia New York Post
Thursday, February 26, 2015

What is Janet Yellen afraid of? That question will be percolating in Congress next week when the Senate Banking Committee starts considering proposals for reforming the Federal Reserve that she chairs.

Other Media

CNN Set To Begin Broadcasting In Russia Again

quoting Michael McFaulvia Moscow Times
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Russia's state media watchdog has approved U.S. news giant CNN's application for a broadcast license, bringing the cable broadcaster back to Russia less than two months after it left the market following the introduction of a tough new media advertising law.

Kiev, Ukraine
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Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (20:34)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Paul Gregory talks about the rebel army in Ukraine.

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