Taking the meat axe to national security
A primer on a preventable crisis.
Obama gives short shrift to global affairs
Setting-up the nation for security and foreign policy failures in his second term.
The drone wars cometh
Does the Obama administration have ulterior motives?
Will Israeli attack bring U.S. into Syria fray?
A tipping point in the 22 month long civil war.
UPDATED: 6 ways North Korea is aiming at nuclear war
The latest test from Pyongyang Feb. 12 raises the stakes.
Africa unrest has Obama administration fingerprints
Thanks in part to misguided Libya war support.
America’s post-2014 Afghanistan role must accomplish 3 things
President Obama’s meeting with Afghan President Karzai raises the potential that Obama will seek to pull all U.S. troops out — here’s why that’s an ignorant approach.
Obama’s options limited in dealing with North Korea
There are at least four policy courses of action available to the president to potentially deny North Korea nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles, but none of them are optimal.
Defense train wreck or reshaping opportunity?
We can’t afford to wait years to decide whether the dire predictions associated with the latest round of defense cuts are more than political hyperbole.
Obama — not America — needs Hagel for Defense
The former U.S. senator from Nebraska is not up to the task of shepherding the Pentagon for six important reasons.