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- Military : The standing armed forces of a country, that are directed by the national government and are tasked with that nation's defense.
- United States Marine Corps : A branch of the United States Armed Forces, with primary responsibilities as naval infantry and in amphibious warfare, are organized in Marine Air-Ground Task Forces capable of serving as up to corps headquarters with integrated close air support
- Operation DESERT FOX : A December 1998 U.S. and U.K. air campaign against Iraq, to punish Saddam Hussein for interferences with weapons of mass destruction searches by the United Nations UNSCOM inspectors
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Center for a New American Security : A fairly new national security think tank, the founders of which are now in the Obama administration; some of the new senior members have significant field counterinsurgency experience
- Foreign Policy : A commercial print and online magazine on foreign policy, carrying serious commentary across the ideological spectrum, now a division of the Washington Post Company
- Foreign Policy Research Institute : An education and research center founded in 1955, with mission to “bringing the insights of scholarship to bear on the development of policies that advance U.S. national interests"; its activities include the preparation of general educational material for school use
- Washington Post : A daily newspaper in Washington DC -- first publisher of the details of the Watergate scandal.
- Wall Street Journal : A major U.S. newspaper, distributed every day but Sunday, specializing in business and economics news and with a conservative editorial policy; owned by News Corporation; Dow Jones is a spinoff news service
- Pulitzer Prize : Any of 21 awards for distinguished U.S. journalism, literature, drama or music; established by media proprietor Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911) in his will.