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French President Francois Hollande and US President meet for a military review at the White House, in Washington, DC, on February 11, 2014. (Pool photo by Chip Somodevilla courtesy of Getty Images via Abaca Press/MCT)

U.S. Military Presence in Europe Needs to be Reassessed

January 21, 2015

By DYLAN REILLYOpinions Co-EditorPublished: January 21, 2015 The Pentagon announced on Jan. 8 that it would be ending operations at 15 sites in Europe, including an air base in Britain and several facilities i...

US Strategy in Syria is Untenable

October 10, 2014

By DYLAN REILLY Asst. Opinions Editor Published: October 10, 2014 The United States and allies have ...

A Prussian Approach to the Russian-European Conflict

September 25, 2014

By DYLAN REILLY Asst. Opinions Editor Published: September 24, 2014 At a speech in Estonia earlier this month, President Barack Obama asserted that “[t]he defense of Tallinn and Riga and Vilnius is just as important as the defense of Berlin and Paris and London.” He is of course referring to the status of the Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia, and Lit...

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Should The U.S. Get Involved In Ukraine?

February 26, 2014

By DYLAN REILLY Staff Writer Published: February 26, 2014 After three months of civil unrest and government oppression, many people worry the crisis in Ukraine has the potential to escalat...

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This Year is The Year To Move Forward

February 8, 2014

By MEGAN FLYNN Contributing Writer Published: February 8, 2014 On Jan. 28, President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union address in which he...