Lobo Institute in the News

Michael ‘Mick’ Mulroy on the Assassination of Iran’s Fakhrizadeh & Biden’s Mideast Policy

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Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist Killed in Ambush, State Media Say

As published by the New York Times By Farnaz Fassihi, David E. Sanger, Eric Schmitt and Ronen Bergman Iran’s top nuclear scientist, who American and Israeli intelligence have long charged was behind secret programs to design an atomic warhead, was shot and killed in an ...
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A case for the stoic soldier

As published by ABC News by Mick Mulroy Much is being written today about the changing characteristics of modern warfare as a consequence of revolutionary technological innovations such as artificial intelligence, unmanned systems, and the access and use of outer ...
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Will there be an American insurgency?

By MICK MULROY, ABC News As published by ABC News Radio (NEW YORK) – David Kilcullen, one of the world’s leading counterinsurgency theorists, recently posed the question of whether the United States is on the precipice of an insurgency. The ...
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With transition stalled, Biden camp turns to former Trump administration officials for guidance

It's a sign that the former vice president is plowing ahead with his transition. By John Santucci, Josh Margolin, and Lucien BruggemanNovember 18, 2020, 12:59 PM President-elect Joe Biden's transition team is turning to a group of former officials, who served ...
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Will there be an American Insurgency?

By Mick Mulroy Introduction Recently David Kilcullen, one of the world’s leading counterinsurgency theorists, posed the question of whether we are on the precipice of an insurgency in the United States. The answer to this question remains unclear. But it ...
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Trump to reduce troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq by mid-January

The orders are expected by the end of this week. As published by ABC News by Luis Martinez The Pentagon is expecting orders by the end of this week that will reduce troop levels to 2,500 in Afghanistan and 2,500 ...
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White House tells Pentagon to begin planning Afghanistan, Iraq drawdowns

The new order would roughly halve the number of American troops in the country again. As published by Politico by Lara Seligman The White House has told the Pentagon to begin planning to bring the troop levels in Afghanistan and ...
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With Esper gone, Democrats concerned over what Trump will do with the military

As published by Politico By LARA SELIGMAN and CONNOR O’BRIEN President Donald Trump's abrupt firing of Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday is sparking deep concern among Democrats in Congress, who warn that one of the few remaining checks on the commander in ...
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Trump Fires Esper, Taps NCTC Director to be Acting SecDef

As published by Nextgov By MARCUS WEISGERBER, BRADLEY PENISTON AND KATIE BO WILLIAMS President Donald Trump fired Pentagon chief Mark Esper on Monday afternoon, installing an unprecedented fourth acting Defense secretary just 72 days before the expected start of the Biden administration. “I am ...
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