Ioannis Gatsiounis

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US Recalibrates its Hard Power

In Uncategorized on December 15, 2011 at 2:52 am

December 14, 2011

At the close of the Bush era, amid the wreckage of Afghanistan, Iraq – set for US withdrawal later this month – and the “unwinnable” asymmetrical war on terror, the world grew dismissive of American military might. Even State Department officials I spoke with were lamenting the thought of another overseas operation.

But amazing how quick reality can change in the world of warcraft. Read the rest of this entry »