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The Hill Publishes Blog entry by John Isaacs on the similarities between US intervention in Iraq and Vietnam

Jul 23, 2014

The Hill Publishes Blog entry by John Isaacs on the similarities between US intervention in Iraq and Vietnam

"The Vietnam War should have taught us that a large foreign military force can transform a genuine problem into something worse. Yet we repeated that disastrous error in Iraq in 2003 and risk repeating it again in 2014," writes John Isaacs, Senior Fellow at the strong>Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

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Defense One Publishes an Op-Ed by Lt. General Robert Gard on the failure to establish a cooperative effort between security forces and governing institutions in Iraq

Jul 15, 2014

Defense One Publishes an Op-Ed by Lt. General Robert Gard on the failure to establish a cooperative effort between security forces and governing institutions in Iraq

"Legitimacy of the parent government and its institutions is as necessary to success in combat as well-trained troops. Anything less is a recipe for failure," writes Lt. Gen. Robert Gard, senior military fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

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War on the Rocks Publishes Story on P5+1 Iran negotiations by Laicie Heeley & Gen. Robert Gard

Jul 24, 2014

War on the Rocks Publishes Story on P5+1 Iran negotiations by Laicie Heeley & Gen. Robert Gard

“Negotiators from the P5+1 and Iran have agreed on four more months to ensure that they are able to negotiate the best deal on Iran’s nuclear program. But some of the toughest issues remain unresolved," write Laicie Heeley and Gen. Robert Gard.

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National Defense Magazine Publishes Story on Missile Defense by Lt. Gen. Robert Gard

Jul 21, 2014

National Defense Magazine Publishes Story on Missile Defense by Lt. Gen. Robert Gard

"The opportunity costs of investing in an expensive program to counter an unlikely threat, especially in times of constrained defense budgets, must be considered. GAO estimated that about $41 billion has been committed to the GMD program, $4.5 billion of it between fiscal years 2013 and 2017." writes Lt. Gen. Robert Gard.

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Business Insider Report on Global Nuclear Stockpiles Cites Center Research

Jul 2, 2014

Business Insider Report on Global Nuclear Stockpiles Cites Center Research

The U.S., Russia, U.K. France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel, and North Korea possess approximately 17,000 nuclear weapons, according to the latest assessment from The Center For Arms Control And Non-Proliferation.

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Edward Levine Statement on Iran Letter by Senators Menendez and Graham

Jul 14, 2014

Edward Levine Statement on Iran Letter by Senators Menendez and Graham

Edward Levine comments on the new letter on Iran being circulated by Senators Menendez and Graham

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The National InterestPublishes an Op-ed on Missile Defense by Lt. General Robert Gard and Phil Coyle

Jun 30, 2014

The National InterestPublishes an Op-ed on Missile Defense by Lt. General Robert Gard and Phil Coyle

"Ever since 2002, when President Bush called for deployment of the GMD system within two years, there has been a rush to failure, with no time to do it right and a decade spent doing it over," writes Lt. General Robert Guard and Phil Coyle for The National Interest

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Summary of the House Appropriations Committee version of the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill

Jun 17, 2014

Summary of the House Appropriations Committee version of the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill

On June 10, the House Appropriations Committee approved its version of the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill, which includes $571 billion in total funding.

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Fact Sheet: The Ohio-Class Replacement Ballistic Submarine Program

Jun 16, 2014

Fact Sheet: The Ohio-Class Replacement Ballistic Submarine Program

A detailed summary of the Ohio-Class Replacement Ballistic Missile Program

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The promise of the Syrian chemical weapons plan

Jun 12, 2014

The promise of the Syrian chemical weapons plan

The Russia-US deal to eliminate Damascus’ stockpile has achieved a great deal—far more than the alternative would have accomplished, writes Kingston Reif in his June Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Column.

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