Military & Foreign Policy

The Future of War

“We have tried since the birth of our nation to promote our love of peace by a display of weakness. This course has failed us utterly.” &endash;Gen. George C. Marshall, 1945 War remains, as a Prussian general defined it nearly … Continue reading

The Future of War

“We have tried since the birth of our nation to promote our love of peace by a display of weakness. This course has failed us utterly.” -Gen. George C. Marshall, 1945 War remains, as a Prussian general defined it nearly … Continue reading

A President Who Doesn’t Seek Advice?

The Government Accountability Institute reports that President Obama continues to skip the majority of his Presidential Daily Briefings. This is a stunning fact, first reported two years ago and now updated and reconfirmed. Worse, it was also just reported that … Continue reading

Air Power’s Siren Song

In the early morning of September 23, 2014, American air forces—joined by the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Jordan—began striking targets in Syria as part of ongoing operations against the terrorist group ISIS. Nearly a week earlier, September … Continue reading

War: A Matter of Semantics

“Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.” —President John F. Kennedy For most people war is an unthinkable horror. While generals must think realistically about war, an important duty for a political … Continue reading

Do we have a war strategy for ISIS?

President Obama in his September 10 speech did not deliver a viable war-fighting strategy against ISIS. In fact, the president doesn’t seem to understand that ISIS is at war with the U.S. The 18th century Prussian strategist General Carl von … Continue reading