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We’ve lost the battle for hearts and minds

The murder of 16 Afghan civilians by a lone US soldier in Afghanistan this week is a tragic incident, which destroys the fundamental principles upon which this population-centric war is being fought.

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Paul Dibb on China’s military rise

Sam Roggeveen’s response to Paul Dibb on China’s rise.

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Europe calls Gates’ bluff

By now you’ve probably read that retiring US Defense Secretary Robert Gates had some stern words for European NATO members late last week.

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What is the Army for?

Two recent speeches by US Defense Secretary Robert Gates — one at West Point last Friday-week and one to the USAF Academy last Friday — raise questions about America’s future strategic objectives and the future of the US Army which closely parallel those we face here about the Australian Army.

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