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The Taliban didn’t topple the Government of Afghanistan purely through kinetic operations. Complex reasons, including a corrupt, inept government whose leaders insisted on centralized control in a culture that valued decentralized power, account partly for the failure. And although he ignited a firestorm of controversy, General David Petraeus has argued that the United States needed to show more strategic patience, stronger and more consistent commitment, and work with the government to make it more effective.

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A BENS delegation visited USCG District7 and HSI Miami.

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On November 21st, General Daniel R. Hokanson, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, visited BENS Members in Chicago. GEN Hokanson discussed that with long-term and multiple deployments to combat theaters…

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Capitol, a health care data AI startup led by former Airbnb design lead Shaun Modi, tells Axios that it’s raised $10 million in seed funding led by 468 Capital. Why…

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