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Mark R. Jacobson

Amherst College

Mark R. Jacobson
Mark R. Jacobson is the John J. McCloy ’16 Professor of History at Amherst College and a senior policy advisor at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLC. He previously held appointments at the Department of Defense and on the staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services. His views are his own and do not reflect those of any of his current or former employers.
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What’s Wrong with Boeing?

From sloppy work to blown deadlines to deadly failures, the company has lost its way. It needs tough love — in the form of Congressional investigations.

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Rename US Army Bases for Heroes, not Confederates

Our soldiers should walk through gates that honor those who fought for the United States, not against it.

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Bringing NATO Into the 21st Century

NATO has to acknowledge that the world has changed since 1949 and it's time to act differently. By Marc Jacobson