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The Attack On Soft Power

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Oh snap! Just remember kids – Soft Power is totally fake believe without hard power hanging in the hood or just over the horizon! Pic – “Piece of Me” by the soft sexyful sirens of hard hyper puissance at GrEaT … Continue reading

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>“Tarnished Brass”–Thoughts

> Small Wars Journal‘s council posted a link to an article in World Affairs Journal entitled “Tarnished Brass“, which bears many similartities to Lt. Col. Paul Yingling’s article in Armed Forces Journal entitled “A Failure of Generalship“, posted two years … Continue reading

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>And here it is now, your moment of Machiavelli

>The 16th Century writer Nicollo Machiavelli is often associated with methodical, calculated evil, even though his writings simply offer pragmatic advice for leaders, and even praise the merits of virtue.  Machiavelli is often misunderstood and even more frequently quoted out … Continue reading

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