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Book Review: Edward Luttwak, The Rise of China vs. The Logic of Strategy

In his book The Rise of China vs. The Logic of Strategy author Edward Luttwak presents a stark thesis based on what he describes as the logic of strategy. Throughout the book Luttwak tells the reader that China is simply … Continue reading

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My last semester at Fletcher

All things must end, and ending my time at Fletcher is something I am looking forward to, yet I know I will miss my time here (but not the week before midterms or finals- that I am glad to leave … Continue reading

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New Issue of Fletcher Security Review- War and Money

Everyone should go and check out the new issue of the Fletcher Security Review, the theme is War and Money and we will be rolling out a new article everyday for the next two weeks. Take a look. http://www.fletchersecurity.org/#!money-and-war/c5xh

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My Practice FSOT essay question- Responding to School Violence

This Friday I am taking the FSOT exam in order to become a Foreign Service Officer for the State Department.  Today I took a practice FSOT.  I feel pretty good about the results.  Below is the prompt, and my practice … Continue reading

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New Semester at Fletcher

Summer has ended (although it doesn’t feel like it yet in Boston) and school has just started again.  I have completed my first week at Fletcher for the Fall semester and am starting to get back into the rhythms of … Continue reading

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My summer at the Army War College- Meeting interesting people

As I am close to finishing my summer at the Army War College, just one week left, it seemed like time to just briefly list some of my highlights from the summer. Once it is finished I will write up … Continue reading

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The U.S. Army War College: My Summer Internship so Far

I am spending the summer between my first and second year of graduate school as an intern at the U.S. Army War College.  The War College hosts colonels who have been specially selected for the 1 year masters program at … Continue reading

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Second issue of the Fletcher Security Review is out! Second issue of the Fletcher Security Review is out. The theme is proxy wars and it features an interview with General Petraeus among other great articles.  I work as an editor … Continue reading

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How to get a B.A. in International Relations in 5 minutes It seems that I might be overpaying/spending too much time on my Masters, and previously on my B.A.  Good article.

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End of my First Year of Graduate School at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

About a year ago when I was trying to decide which Graduate School to go to, I spent a lot of time online trying to find blogs and the like that talked about each school.  I hope that this blog … Continue reading

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