Center for Strategic Communication

Why the U.S. Can Not Ignore Pakistan

As U.S. troops leave Afghanistan, many will see an opportunity to end engagement with Pakistan, a frequently frustrating ally. However complicated the U.S.-Pakistan relationship may be, walking away from Pakistan would be a strategic mistake. This Perspective Paper...

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U.S. leads in foreign military sales UPI More than 75 percent of the legitimate international weapons trade came from U.S. military sales, largely to Persian Gulf allies, a report says. Saudi Arabia claims to foil ‘al-Qaeda’ plot AFP in Al Jazeera Officials in Saudi...

Nuke Review: August 13 – August 19

August 14th NRC: Disposal of spent fuel a top priority. The chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Committee (NRC) called on Washington to identify a permanent site for nuclear fuel disposal. In her first new conference as chairman, Allison Macfarlane said, “We are...

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Drone Strikes: ‘Least Horrible’ Choice In Pakistan, Yemen Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. / AOL Defense WASHINGTON: In lawless, inaccessible regions of the world, drone strikes are America’s least-worst option for pursuing terrorists, a panel of experts agreed today — and...