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Gordon Adams

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Professor of US Foreign Policy at American University and Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center; Columnist for Foreign Policy magazine and co-author of Buying National Security: How America Plans and Pays for Its Global Role and Security at Home; former fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars (2006-2007) and former Professor of International Relations at George Washington University; former Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (1993-1997)

Gordon Adams on KCRW

Bashar al-Assad attacks his own people with poison gas. Should President Trump leave U.S. troops in Syria or bring them home? Does he have a real policy to deal with the Middle East?

Does the US have a role in Syria?

Bashar al-Assad attacks his own people with poison gas. Should President Trump leave U.S. troops in Syria or bring them home? Does he have a real policy to deal with the Middle East?

from To the Point

Military strength and defense spending have been political footballs in every presidential campaign since the end of the Second World War.

Reality Check: politics and the military

Military strength and defense spending have been political footballs in every presidential campaign since the end of the Second World War.

from To the Point

Even by aerospace standards, the numbers are stunning: 100 new Stealth bombers to be built in the Antelope Valley, thousands of new jobs, and all paid for with $60 billion in federal…

Aerospace Comes Back to the Antelope Valley

Even by aerospace standards, the numbers are stunning: 100 new Stealth bombers to be built in the Antelope Valley, thousands of new jobs, and all paid for with $60 billion in federal…

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