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The appropriate response to Putin: No civilian flights to or from Moscow

By Joseph Schmitz

Best Defense guest columnist

The shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) is far more than just another tragic event or the consequence of big-power carelessness. Rather, this first use of high-altitude surface-to-air missiles against international civilian flights by non-state actors presents an unprecedented threat to international civilian aviation.

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O! The damage 'Once an Eagle' has done to my Army -- and yes, it is partly my fault

Best Defense is in summer re-runs. This item originally ran on December 18, 2013.

By Maj. Gen. Robert Scales, U.S. Army (Ret.) Best Defense guest confessor

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NDU: An investigation, MPs at the door, sudden leave and command climate Qs

 

You may remember that we've discussed troubles at the National Defense University before, and especially those involving its president, Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin. Here is a hair-raising update from an insider:

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