First, he is old. Second, he is old-school
The era of US dominion has now passed
Conservatism is more akin to an ethos or a disposition than to a fixed ideology
The national security establishment turns its attentions to China, having completely failed to learn from past failures
By and large, the world’s most powerful and most expensive military establishment is not proving terribly relevant
If politicians really wanted to ‘support the troops’, they’d introduce mandatory national service
Few in Washington acknowledge the scope of the self-inflicted wounds the US has sustained since 9/11
Trump’s actions are constrained by what Saudi and Israeli leaders are willing to tolerate
Through his preposterousness, the President exposes the smugness, cant, and corruption of our politics
Only one possible explanation exists for the breathtaking cynicism implicit in Bolton’s speech: domestic politics
None of the usual arguments made to justify deficit spending apply
By now, most policymakers have learned to not take the president seriously.
Will the next American officer to preside over Afghanistan bring an end to the war? Don’t count on it
General Miller’s vision, to the extent that he has one, reduces to a single word: Persist.
How the abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal could mark the start of a Saudi-American-Israeli axis.
In recent days and weeks, nominally respectable media outlets in the United States have repeatedly announced that Lieutenant General H.R.…