A bright American University graduate student posed a question to me last night: do you believe the 3D framework--diplomacy, development, and defense as the pillars of U.S. national security—blurs the lines between them and is that a problem?
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After an 18-month process, the QDDR, laying out U.S. capabilities and the roles of the State Department and USAID, is due “soon.” After so much anticipation and drama, I suspect the release will be an anti-climax. Nevertheless, I'm still keen to see what it says. I’ll be judging the results based on a few broad questions: Does the QDDR move U.S.
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