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"Taiwanese Linchpin," The American Conservative, November 5, 2007. Review of A War Like No Other: The Truth About China’s Challenge to America, by Richard C. Bush and Michael E. O’Hanlon.
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"Cocaine Blues," Reason, August-September 1990. Review of White Labyrinth: Cocaine and Political Power, by Rensselaer W. Lee, III.
"Defending America's 'Peace Shield'," Reason, January 1989. Review of While Others Build: The Commonsense Approach to the Strategic Defense Initiative, by Angelo Codevilla.
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