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Alia Awadallah

Alia Awadallah is a Middle East security analyst. A former Presidential Management Fellow and Rumsfeld Fellow, she is pursuing a masters degree at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced and International Studies. Her pieces have been published in Foreign Policy, Small Wars Journal, the Hill, the National Interest, and elsewhere.

How to Get the National Defense Strategy Out of Its Mideast Rut

We need less talk about why we need to leave, and more about why we need to compete elsewhere.