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So You Think Bloggers Don’t Matter, Eh?

by admin on October 22, 2013

Think again!  On October 16, my old New Pacific Institute Pal, Kyle Mizokami, published a particularly eloquent piece, lamenting the defunding of the 2013 San Francisco Fleet Week, entitled “Scrapped: The Naval Parade That Brings Military and Civilians Together” over at Two days later, on October 18, the Department of Defense did this, reinstating […]


Haiti earthquake: Awaiting the aid tsunami

by Craig Hooper on January 13, 2010

Five years ago, in days after the Indian Ocean Tsunami, I wrote an op-ed for the Boston Globe–a piece that, with the Haiti disaster, remains a relevant cautionary tale today: The tsunami response, being hailed as one of the biggest U.S. military disaster relief missions in history, has been less effective than portrayed. When a deployment of just 40 […]

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