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Podcasts from Spectator writers
It could expand the war yet Congress has had no say
By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
David Frum smears those who don’t toe a hawkish line on Russia, but that’s so 2003
The US strike that killed 10 civilians in Kabul was hardly a unique event
The US military spends money but cannot win wars
The votes and the stars appear aligned to sweep the authorized use of military force legislation
A short history of a very modern mercenary
The dark Prince
Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
Paying the price for Obama’s drone war
The long march to disaster
The new unpatriotic conservatives
Biden dumps weapons into Ukraine
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