Washington must balance its economic and military policies.
Terrorist threats have mushroomed across swaths of Africa.
The faulty “balanced approach” of the Obama administration needs fixing.
Emile Simpson's much-lauded book on warfare fails to hit the target.
It's not inconsistent to oppose some dictators and tolerate others.
A Pentagon with bold ideas is better for American security.
Terrorism has come to look very different from what confronted the West over a decade ago.
What distinguishes Bharat Karnad's thinking about the future of India is that he is a true realist in the Machiavellian manner.
Throwing the entire government at a problem can sometimes do more harm than good.
To be blunt, how Washington thinks stinks.
There is a way to keep America competitive while maintaining fiscal responsibility.
"Baghdadi has to believe that the U.S. has no appetite for another ground war in the Middle East. That makes an active transnational terrorist campaign a risk worth taking."
"For the U.S., breaking ISIS’ territorial control in Iraq is the vital strategic mission in the region. That will require a much heavier lift than what the White House is willing to undertake."
The age of the "virtual think tank" isn't on the horizon.
Why historians will have little to debate about Obama’s foreign-policy record.
"While fears of a new Arctic Cold War are overblown, the fact is there will be more military activity in the region."
Game-changers are clearly not a substitute for fielding conventional and strategic capabilities. But game-changing ought to be part of U.S. military strategy.
5 battles from U.S. history where losing wound up putting the nation on the path to victory.
"Whether one wants to praise or deride the outcome of the First Gulf War, one thing remains true: Leaders make a massive difference in how wars come out."
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