In "Targeting and Resistance: Reassessing the Effect of External Support on the Duration and Outcome of Armed Conflict," Roberts draws a distinction between external support which primarily serves to enhance rebel capacity to offensively target vital state interests and support which primarily increases rebel capacity to defensively resist state repression.
On September 10, 2019, the Clements Center for National Security, Strauss Center for International Security and Law and the Intelligence Studies Project hosted former CIA Director John Brennan, former Commander of the Special Operations Command Adm. (Ret) William McRaven, author and former NSC and State Department Official Farah Pandith, and former National Counterterrorism Center Director Nicholas Rasmussen for "Counterterrorism Since 9/11," a discussion on U.S. counterterrorism policy.
In partnership with the world-renowned War Studies Department at King's College London, the Maymester in London provides exemplary students the opportunity to learn firsthand about the U.S./U.K. special relationship. The program is taught at King's College London and includes visits to important landmarks in British cultural heritage and Anglo-American strategic history, as well as private events with senior policymakers and historians.
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