The systemic problems in nations like Iraq and Afghanistan offer lessons to Americans about our own nation
James RowellMay 23, 2023
Human societies do not “fall into” a libertarian peace, nor do they self-organize at the grass-roots level into peaceful communes. No, they fall into anarchy, which is an open invitation to tyranny.
Eric PattersonOctober 3, 2022
The Reaper combines mission effectiveness and non-combatant immunity that is unachievable in many, if not most, battlefield scenarios.
Marc LiVeccheAugust 4, 2022
As the generation that grew up in and saw the collapse of the USSR, Generation X is uniquely positioned to lead the US as it drifts into the second Cold War.
Alan DowdJuly 7, 2022
The poor who steal are brutally subjected to hadd punishment, while aghazadehs get let go for embezzling millions in Iran.
Farhad RezaeiJuly 5, 2022
With a seemingly genuine response, John Kirby reflects well on Americans and illuminates something of the Western way of war, which follows the Just War Tradition.
Rebeccah HeinrichsMay 5, 2022
Once again, public opinion polls have disappointed isolationists and others who want the United States to have a minimalist foreign policy. Almost overnight, a large swath of America now wants to counter Russia, and elected officials who want to keep their jobs have responded.
Mark MeltonMarch 16, 2022
“The Afghanistan Papers” by Craig Whitlock is modeled on the Pentagon Papers, which charged that the Johnson administration systematically lied to Congress and the public about the Vietnam War. This book makes the same charge against the Bush and Obama administrations.
Judith Mendelsohn RoodDecember 9, 2021
In response to the astonishing fall of Kabul and sudden capitulation of the Afghan government, President Joe Biden ordered Operation Allies Welcome. But did it follow international law?
Mark R. RoyceNovember 15, 2021