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Nuclear Weapons Postures: Why Some Nations Flaunt Nukes While Others Conceal Them

Why does North Korea flaunt its nuclear status, while Israel hides its identity as a nuclear power? Has the United States ever been ready to fire at a moment’s notice? These are interesting questions and are important to understand in order to more accurately measure the relative power of different countries. There are three regional […]

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Syrian Terrorism in Lebanon

[Editor’s Note: One of the referenced¬†authors uses an alternate Latin spelling of the more commonly-used Arabic term Hezbollah. Hizballah is thus used as the spelling throughout the document for consistency.] Is Syria running Lebanon? Syria‚Äôs objectives in Lebanon have consistently been to accomplish one central goal: controlling the Palestinian cause so that it can be […]

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