Barry Posen

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and director of its Security Studies Program; author of Restraint: A New Foundation for US Grand Strategy

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The US set out to train and equip some 5000 so-called "moderate" rebels in Syria, but fewer than 60 have qualified.

Finding Friends to Fight ISIS in Syria

The US set out to train and equip some 5000 so-called "moderate" rebels in Syria, but fewer than 60 have qualified.

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In 2011, President Obama withdrew US combat forces, hoping to see the last of American involvement in Iraq.

Is the U.S. Doubling Down in Iraq?

In 2011, President Obama withdrew US combat forces, hoping to see the last of American involvement in Iraq.

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The  North Atlantic Treaty Organization  alliance was formed 59 years ago after the end of World War II.  Its mission is often described as avoiding World War III by keeping the…

The NATO Summit in Bucharest

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization alliance was formed 59 years ago after the end of World War II.  Its mission is often described as avoiding World War III by keeping the…

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