General Flynn’s Book Offers Glimpses Of Priorities For The Incoming Trump Administration

General Michael Flynn and Dr. Michael Ledeen recently published a book, Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and its Allies. General Flynn, a former 3-Star General and former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, has a number of critics in the National Security community and the negative views of …

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Vice President-Elect Pence Should Take On The ‘Plan Colombia For The Northern Triangle’

In the summer of 2014, 70,000 unaccompanied minors (UACs) from the Northern Triangle – consisting of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador – crossed the U.S.-Mexico border, forcing U.S. action and involvement in a region that is often overlooked.  Many called on a “Plan Colombia” for that region so as to deal with the “push factors” or “root …

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U.S. Engagement In Asia Requires Re-engagement In Multilateral Development Banks

Olin Wethington and Robert Manning at the Atlantic Council have just published an important report calling for renewed engagement and by the US in the multilateral development banks.  This report should be read in conjunction with its sister report, Shaping the Asia-Pacific Futurepublished in 2015.  Mr. Wethington is a fluent Chinese speaker, a senior business executive with decades …

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