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What Do We Do With the Officer Corps?

Whether revolution arrives in the normal tidal wave of violence or, by good fortune, peacefully, the core “civil security” problem remains: what to do with the military? 703 more words

When, exactly, did India get a nuclear weapon?

According to one senior air force official, “In the early 1990s, the air force was thinking of one-way missions. . . . [I]t was unlikely that the pilot deployed on a nuclear attack mission would have made it back.”

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The Role of the Military in Turkish Politics and European Union Membership Negotiations*

The role of the military in Turkish politics is the central question in the country’s European Union membership process, since one of the crucial political factors stipulated by Brussels for obtaining full membership has been the democratic control of the military. 1,830 more words