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Why Weapon Programs Get Killed

The Pentagon has long had a problem launching $10 worth of weapons when it only has $5 to pay for them. That leads to lots of fiscal fratricide inside the U.S...

The Hunt for K-129

Chilling Cold War stories are always better experienced on your computer screen than aboard a dank, cramped and doomed Soviet Golf-class submarine in the middle...

The Cold War Returneth

The Russians booted a U.S. diplomat from their country Tuesday, contending he was a CIA spy. The cable network FX has a hit on its hands with The Americans, a...

Repeating Hi$tory

MARINA DI RAGUSA, Sicily -- Almost 23 years ago, I wrote a short pamphlet, Defense Power Games. My aim then (as it is now) was to explain why the end of the...

Cold War Calculations

Fascinating study out from the folks up at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass. George J. Borjas (of Harvard’s Kennedy School) and Kirk...

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