essays

The Hot War in Cold War Southeast Asia

The popular understanding of wars past is an important determining factor how wars in the future will be received or ...
opinion

Warrior Culture: Ditch Redskins, but Keep Apache

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office have cancelled the trademark registration of the Washington Redskins football team, convinced the team’s logo and name ...
opinion

Will U.S. Military Advisers Face Mission Creep in Iraq?

President Obama announced as many as 300 U.S. military advisers may be deployed to Iraq to assist the government in ...
features

Two Views of Intelligence

The purpose of intelligence is to speak truth to power. Intelligence agencies exist to provide decision-makers with absolute, unbiased facts ...
opinion

The U.S.-Chinese War Over Africa

American and Chinese efforts in Africa can be characterized by two contrasting outlooks. The United States focuses on security, the ...
opinion

Russias NATO Expansion Myth

It has recently been argued by some that Russia’s invasion and intrigue in the Ukraine was foreseeable and a natural consequence of ...
opinion

When Vets Kill

Are American vets saints or sinners? When incidents such as the 2009 and 2014 Fort Hood shootings, the 2012 Wisconsin Sikh ...