Category Archives: American Intervention

Stories involving the intervention in foreign affairs by the United States either covertly or through direct military intervention.

What’s the Deal With an Authoritarian in Manila?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that knows the difference between archipelagos and atoll formation (thanks, Darwin). In this edition, we’ll discuss the fascinating and irascible new Filipino leader Rodrigo Duterte and his new … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Americans Fighting in Syria?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that doesn’t overhype fairly obvious observations. As the controversial new wave of American led coalition airstrikes continue to hit targets in Syria and Iraq, new revelations that there … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a New Counter-Terrorism Strategy?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?”, the blog that also offers indirect support to complex issues. In this week’s edition, we’ll discuss the strategy for the United States Armed Forces to train the military and security … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With All These Global Maritime Disputes?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?”, the blog that doesn’t repeat itself that often. In this week’s post we’ll discuss the continuing squabbles in different coastal regions of the world over water boundaries and country ownership. … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Losing Ground in the DRC?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that also has trouble getting its resources under control. In this week’s blog post, we’ll discuss the long on-going conflict in Eastern Africa in a region known as … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With the Squabble in the South China Sea?

Note: this blog post is also featured in the June 11th publication of the History News Network (HNN), found here Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that talks about hotly contested rocks.  In this … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With America’s Decision on Syria?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal”, the blog that doesn’t change its ideology based on economic interests (unless, you know, someone wants to make early retirement for me a reality). In this week’s blog entry, we’ll … Continue reading

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