She decided to multipurpose a tent that had been used for watching movies.

Yoga helped Staff Sgt. Bonnie McKinley shed 75 pounds at an Iraqi air base, according to an adjective-verbing scribe in apparent need of some lexicographical enlightmentization of his own. …

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To Ambassador L. Paul Bremer

the former head of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, for publishing the first serious memoir by a senior official involved in making Iraq policy. Ironically, Bremer’s ghost writer, Malcolm McConnell, did …

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Spiraling ahead

With the loss of its greatest champion, what’s to become of transformation?

Retired Vice Adm. Arthur K. Cebrowski, who died Nov. 12, was at the center of the U.S. military’s struggle with …

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Kill the QDR

Doctor: “Where does it hurt?”

Patient: “It only hurts when I do this.

“Doctor: “So, stop doing that.”

It’s an old joke, but sound medical advice, particularly for our present patient, the …

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Don’t blame Air Force

I wish to rebut the statement made by Loren Thompson in “Finesse trumps firepower” in the December issue. Mr. Thompson asserted that “America still suffered the greatest military defeat in its history. …

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Give & take

The outlook for U.S-Japan defense industrial cooperation

In December’s cover story, “The sun also rises,” AFJ examined the transformation of the U.S.-Japan alliance in the post-Cold War world. This month, MIT Professor …

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License to steal

How the Commerce Department is helping China obtain sensitive U.S. technology

In a mid-December commentary, Commerce Department Undersecretary David McCormick announced that his department would soon publish guidelines to govern which foreign …

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The ‘who’ question

Tom Donnelly’s editorial “The ‘who’ question” in the December issue leaves me with more questions than answers. The thrust of the article is that the Bush administration has been focusing on the …

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A vote for victory

A U.S. soldier’s view of election security in Iraq

This is the first installment in a regular series on the blogs — personal Web logs — maintained by U.S. servicemen and women …

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The political battles ahead

The idea of a more-extended “tipping period” in Iraq was first advanced by Jeffrey White, a longtime analyst with the Defense Intelligence Agency and now an analyst at the Washington Institute for …

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