David M Edelstein

Georgetown University

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Associate Professor of International Affairs and Government at Georgetown University, and author of Occupational Hazards: Success and Failure in Military Occupation

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Ground wars like those in Iraq and Afghanistan, at 13 years the longest in American history, are things of the past.

Cuts in the Pentagon: Too Much or Not Enough?

Ground wars like those in Iraq and Afghanistan, at 13 years the longest in American history, are things of the past.

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