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Retired Generals and Institutional Shaping

Retired generals have great insight and experience, but as the product of years of state-sponsored conditioning and education, most have a skewed definition of democracy.  Jefferson and Madison specifically created a vision of “a more perfect union” that would protect … Continue reading

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Private Militias in Libya

Libya is ruled by the gun: “Though Gaddafi is dead, Libya is far from at peace. It is controlled by an intricate network of armed militias, some opportunistic or purely criminal but most representing powerful regions or tribes.” “the National … Continue reading

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