Proceedings Magazine - December 2004 Vol. 130/12/1,222

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When Baghdad was liberated in April 2003, a wave of looting swept the city and the countryside—illustrating what happens when a nation emerges from decades of...


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Let's Get Serious about Stability

When Baghdad was liberated in April 2003, a wave of looting swept the city and the countryside—illustrating what happens...

Interdict WMD Smugglers at Sea

The Proliferation Security Initiative seeks to stop the flow of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), in part by boarding suspect...

When Should We Intervene?

There are unceasing opportunities for the United States to participate in humanitarian intervention operations—...

Is U.S. Intelligence Headed in the Wrong Direction?

The reshaping of national intelligence might be headed for disastrous results at a time when it could determine the outcome of the war on terror...

Defeating Global Terror

The nation is at greater risk today than at any time since the Civil War. Historically, all wars begot new ones. Two decades after World War I,...

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