Restraint and the Future of American Power

Soldiers of the First Armored Division at the U.S. Army Airfield in Wiesbaden, Germany, May 13, 2011 (AP photo by Michael Probst).
Soldiers of the First Armored Division at the U.S. Army Airfield in Wiesbaden, Germany, May 13, 2011 (AP photo by Michael Probst).
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