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Harvey M. Sapolsky

Professor Emeritus, MIT

Harvey M. Sapolsky is Professor Emeritus at MIT and the former Director of the MIT Security Studies Program.

Defund the Europeans

The U.S. never intended its German garrison to be permanent.


Time to Pull US Nuclear Weapons Out of Turkey

Storing nuclear weapons close to trouble is a bad idea, and giving Ankara a shared finger on the nuclear trigger is rapidly losing its charm.


Calm Down, Folks: Enemies Still Fear US Military Tech Innovation

Where most countries focus on one or two areas, America has a huge, well-funded R&D infrastructure that pushes the envelope everywhere.


What Americans Don't Understand About Their Own Military

Reinstating the draft is hardly a realistic solution to bridging the military-civilian gap in the U.S. And here's why.