features

When Politics and Intelligence Meet

Over the course of the 20th century and into the 21st, modern states and their intelligence organs have gone from denying ...
opinion

The White House Must Change its ISIS Strategy

It is becoming clear that the American-led international coalition and its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria alone are not going ...
features

President Bush is Still Wrong on Iraq

A recent article by CJ Chivers in the New York Times has again awakened the ugly beast of political revisionist history. Chivers reports that the ...
opinion

Limp into Iraq, Limp Out: Time to Revive the ‘Powell ...

Recently White House and Pentagon officials have hinted that the U.S.-led bombing campaign against ISIS may last many months, if not ...
opinion

With Russia, Eyeball to Eyeball Again

Many U.S. analysts predicted Russia would be content with the seizure and annexation of Crimea. After all, Vladimir Putin permanently ...
opinion

How Do We Protect the Kurds? Like We Did in ...

President Obama made clear this weekend that he foresees what could be months of strikes against ISIS militants who have taken over ...
features

The July Crisis: WWI Lessons for Gaza, Ukraine, and Iraq

The hot months of summer are always ripe for war. As battles continue today in Gaza, Syria, and Iraq and ...
features

A Cure For Americas Iraq Syndrome

America finds itself sitting on the fence in the debate over the use force in not one but two conflicts: ...
features

Revisiting COIN Strategies in Vietnam

That “Generals are always fighting the last war” may be true, but this is often because they are fighting a ...
features

Revisiting COIN Strategies in Vietnam

That “Generals are always fighting the last war” may be true, but this is often because they are fighting a ...