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  August 2009
In This Issue
JINSA Press Release on Iran
Global Briefing
NATO's New Era
Save the Date
JINSA on Facebook

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Press Release - JINSA Says Iran's Nomination of Terror Suspect A Calculated Signal to the Obama Administration

On August 25, the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs declared that by nominating one of the world's most notorious terrorists, Ahmad Vahidi, to be Iran's defense minister, the Iranian government once again served notice to the world that it is not interested in reforming its reputation as the world's foremost state sponsor of international terrorism.

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Tough Times for the British Military in Afghanistan

Colonel (ret.) Richard Kemp, CBE, commander of British Forces in Afghanistan in 2003, explains what the British should make of their rising casualties in Afghanistan in the latest JINSA Global Briefing.

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NATO's New Era

On August 1, former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen assumed the leadership of NATO. In this article by JINSA's Jim Colbert and Elizabeth Donne, the controversy over Rasmussen's selection is examined along with the critical issues already demanding his attention such as the NATO-led counter-terror and nation building operations in Afghanistan and increasing tensions with Russia.

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Save the date for JINSA's
Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson Award Dinner

We have some very exciting honorees this year.  The five Armed Services Chiefs and the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command will receive JINSA's coveted "Scoop" Jackson Award.  JINSA will also be presenting the Grateful Nation Award to six amazing young soldiers.

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