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Caveat Preemptor

All prudent consumers are supposed to be guided by the warning embodied in the ancient Latin expression Caveat emptor (“Let the buyer beware”).

Edward A. Olsen

Edward A. Olsen is a professor of national-security affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, California, and the author of U.S. National Defense for the Twenty-First Century: The Grand Exit Strategy (Frank Cass) and...

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