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    Good point, Nichols, but I think it raises an...

    Good point, Nichols, but I think it raises an even better one. Why are there so many billets in the DC area? If you look at the raw numbers, there is 1 General Officer/Flag Officer for every 1600...
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    Hear, hear! There's a pretty good book called...

    Hear, hear!

    There's a pretty good book called What We Owe Iraq by a guy called Noah Feldman, a law professor who worked at CPA in 2003. He recounts that while flying to Iraq, many of the CPA...
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    It seems that many air power theorists are...

    It seems that many air power theorists are comfortable with the idea that victory is as simple as toppling the ancien regime. Without a doubt, air power has played a primary, sometimes exclusive,...
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    I agree that one-party rule in China isn't going...

    I agree that one-party rule in China isn't going away any time soon. Singapore is a likely model, but probably what we'll see is a mix of Singapore, Malaysia, S. Korea, Japan and, ironically,...
  5. Once again, this article raises the (since...

    Once again, this article raises the (since Vietnam ever-present) question of the appropriate role of policy makers in Washington in determining targeting at the operational and tactical levels. From...
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    To build on jcustis's question, is the main...

    To build on jcustis's question, is the main effect of opposition that it supports the enemy directly or that it erodes support at home?

    Certainly Bacevich is entitled to his opinion, any media...
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