Military & Foreign Policy

WWI and the Second Fall of Man

On June 28, 1914, a Bosnian-Serb student named Gavrilo Princip killed Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, the duchess. It was the shot-heard-round-the-world, unleashing a series of events that by August 1914 embroiled Europe in war. That deadly summer … Continue reading

A judgment on intelligence

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at American Thinker. Despite everything you’ve gleaned from spy novels and movies, the most important raw material for a successful intelligence service isn’t information; it’s judgment.  If you don’t know what information is worth … Continue reading

Memo to Washington: Economic growth is easy

Editor’s note: Forbes.com editor John Tamny, author of the below opinion editorial which first appeared at Forbes.com, will be speaking at Grove City College on Sept. 24 on the subject “How Government is Hurting the Job Market for College Graduates.” … Continue reading

Camelot and the Syrian crisis

November 22 marks the 50th anniversary of the end of Camelot. During its tenure, President John F. Kennedy’s administration set national security precedents that have influenced the way Washington has approached military commitments to the present day. For instance, in … Continue reading