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Counterinsurgency expert: We need to rethink how we fight

TAMPA — David Kilcullen, who helped write the military’s guide to waging the counterinsurgency campaign used in Iraq and Afghanistan, says it is time …

Chris Christie Launches His Comeback by Beating a Kid at Ping Pong

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Another new poll shows that Americans are increasingly skeptical of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. …

Soccer Joy

<b>Miles from the main roads, in rural Africa, soccer balls bounce unevenly.</b> Playing fields are arid, lush, weedy, sandy—any flattish space will do. Goalposts might be made of gathered mahogany or driftwood. Some feet are bare, others shod in fraying sneakers, boots, rubber sandals. Yet children kick …

Vladimir Putin tells Brussels to stay out of Ukraine's political crisis

Russian president dismisses EU decision to send envoy to Kiev: 'The more intermediaries there are, the more problems there are'<p>President Vladmir Putin warned Europe to keep its hands off Ukraine on Tuesday, as Brussels sent its top foreign policy envoy to Kiev to try to mediate in the 10-week …

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