Tweets Matter. If Trump creates a perception of reality through informational sources that are not rigorous or complete, his positions will be deficient.
Author profile: Matthew Murray
This strike, no matter the problems with it, does show that the American military machine is awake again in a non-covert way.
Academics need to make their arguments accessible and governments need to acknowledge their relevance in determining how to proceed when conceptualizing policy. Until administrations become concerned with changing the level of discourse rather than simply out maneuvering their foes on the political chessboard, any changes in the practices of academic research will fall short of re-enfranchising academics into meaningful advisory roles