VRIC MONITOR | Death of Gen. Suleimani stuns VRIC alliance in Latin America

VRIC MONITOR | Death of Gen. Suleimani stuns VRIC alliance in Latin America

The VRIC Monitor is a one-of-a-kind, monthly report from the Center for a Secure Free Society tracking extra-regional influence in Latin America. VRIC stands for Venezuela, Russia, Iran, China where Venezuela represents

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Crisis de comunicación y gobierno

Crisis de comunicación y gobierno

Read the latest about communication and the government from our fellow, Dardo López-Dolz, at El Montonero (Content in Spanish).

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The Merit System

The Merit System

In an article for the Weekly Standard, Fellow Candice Malcolm writes how the United States can benefit from learning from Canada's immigration policies. This is a timely issue, especially "at a time when populist backlas

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NATO admission must never be free

NATO admission must never be free

Our military knows “freedom isn’t free.” Just ask any service member or veteran. Millions have served overseas, defending the freedom of our allies as well. Too many never returned. So while NATO expansion is gene

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Radical Islamists have declared war

Radical Islamists have declared war

There was another mass shooting in the United States on Wednesday, and, in what has become the standard reaction in the wake of these horrific shootings, a heated political debate began before the details had even sur

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Homegrown terror questions deserve answer

Homegrown terror questions deserve answer

There are an estimated 20,000 foreigners, including Canadians and Americans, fighting alongside the barbaric cult known as the Islamic State or ISIS. According to a recent Canadian Border Security Agency report, in 2014

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16 years later, ‘Paz Para Vieques’ still teaches powerful lesson

16 years later, ‘Paz Para Vieques’ still teaches powerful lesson

Sunday, April 19th marks the 16th anniversary of the training accident that sparked our Navy’s worst defeat since Pearl Harbor. Soaring over the eastern tip of Vieques Island, off Puerto Rico’s coast, a Marine Corps

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Sound economics for a stronger defense

Sound economics for a stronger defense

In times of intense budgetary pressure, the tagline for the new 114th U.S. Congress should be “do more, with less.” This is definitely a mantra the U.S. military has adopted since the trillion-dollar, decade-long de

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