Obama’s tactical success but strategic failure
The “persistent unrest” and resulting terror threat in the volatile Mideast and Asia regions are in part due to the disastrous effect of Obama’s policies.
6 ways to keep our nation safe, trim the budget
We can simultaneously defend our country and simplify military spending.
Israel in danger thanks to Obama’s weak Iran policy
Iran’s nuclear program is one of the most pressing foreign policy issues in this presidential race because the consequences of failure are so costly.
Survey of Army leaders: Military not headed in right direction
Nearly 75 percent of U.S. Army leaders perceive their service is not moving in the “right direction,” a new survey reveals. Why?
Iran’s real center of gravity
Iran is winning the shadow war to acquire nuclear weapons in part because the U.S. and its allies ignore the true center of gravity.
Syrian conflict a proxy war to reshape the Middle East
The fighting in Syria continues because both sides have outside sponsors — such as Russia and Iran — with motives other than preserving lives.
4 initiatives for a stronger cybersecurity bill
The measure in its current form, which the Senate is expected to take up, is weak and largely ineffectual. Real solutions are needed to prevent a cyber “Pearl Harbor.”
The post-Assad Syria: 5 steps to reconstruction
Whether Russia, a coalition of nations or an organization like the Arab League accepts the leadership responsibility, the process to rebuild Syria must begin.
News you might have missed from the Pentagon’s Iran report
Analysis: The U.S. and its partners face a stark choice: strike now to destroy Tehran’s nuclear facilities or accept the inevitable consequences of an armed Iran with a credible, sophisticated military.
Nigeria follows violent path of war-stricken Somalia
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said a homegrown Islamic extremist group is inciting a religious crisis by attacking Christian churches in an attempt to destabilize the government.