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From Perpetual Peace to Armed Camp in the Baltic

In Masters of Command by Barry Strauss

Könisberg, Germany, where Kant dreamed of perpetual peace, is now Kaliningrad, Russia, where a major military and naval buildup is shaking the security of the Baltic — and of NATO. Barry explains how and why.

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Uneasy Allies: America, Turkey and the Kurds

In Hannibal's Path by Barry Strauss

Is it true that nations have no allies or enemies but only interests? Recent US-Turkish relations remind Barry of that statement by Lord Palmerston, and they bring him back, as usual, to lessons from Greece and Rome.

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Maskirovka and the Greeks

In Salamis by Barry Strauss

As Russian jets buzz an American ship and plane during NATO maneuvers in the Baltic Sea, Barry puts it into historical perspective. See his latest post on the Hoover Institution’s Military History in the News.

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