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H. R. McMaster. Photo Credit: U.S. Army Public Affairs, Wikipedia Commons.

NSA McMaster: The Good And Bad Of Trump’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice – General Officer Edition’ – Analysis

22 Feb 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Clint Watts* (FPRI) — “I’ve got Captain McMaster for MilArt!” West Point cadets enrolled in Military History 302 during the early 1990’s spoke with pride if they were the lucky few drawing McMaster’s section. …

Soldiers with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Strike, begin their crew drill to load another round for a fire mission in northern Iraq, Aug. 15, 2016. The 526th Brigade Support Battalion’s Support Operations Cell and the 336th Combat Support Sustainment battalion’s movement control team in Erbil have sustained operations like this one, which are critical to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Army photo by 1st Lt. Daniel I. Johnson

Iraq: Post-Conflict Stabilization Redux – Analysis

21 Feb 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By C. Alexander Ohlers* (FPRI) — As the U.S.-backed forces in Iraq move to reclaim west Mosul, the Islamic State’s (IS) final territorial stronghold in Iraq, U.S. policymakers are certain that the group will be…

US President Donald Trump and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photo Credit: White House.

Trump And Trudeau: A Successful ‘First Date’ – Analysis

20 Feb 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By David T. Jones* (FPRI) — One of the classic descriptions of the U.S.-Canada bilateral relationship is that “We are best friends—like it or not.”  And all too often “not” has been in ascendancy. The…

Baltic States

Trumping Up Baltic Foreign And Security Policies – Analysis

15 Feb 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Matthew Crandall* (FPRI) — The Baltic states appear to be underestimating President Donald Trump, just as others have before. Baltic elites should use caution when dealing with Trump’s America. The elite in America underestimated…

Taipei, Taiwan. Photo by Chensiyuan, Wikipedia Commons.

Uber’s Taiwan Trauma – Analysis

14 Feb 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Shelley Rigger* (FPRI) — If you were planning to take an Uber in Taiwan, you’re too late: the ride-hailing app has ceased operations on the island. According to a company statement released on February…