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Upgrading the Armed Forces, One Software Program at a Time

June 03, 2019

By Colin Colter, Duke Government Relations June 3, 2019 The technology supporting America’s military needs a software update. Although cyber-attacks and ransomware rule news outlet front pages, the U.S. military’s most pressing needs are more routine. Questions of how to Read More...

The Long Way Down: Venezuela’s Crisis in Slow Motion

March 08, 2019

March 5, 2019 In order to explain the long history behind Venezuela’s current crisis, former Ambassador to Venezuela and director of Duke’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Patrick Duddy delivered a Capitol Hill briefing, March 1. Duddy spoke Read More...


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