"Libertarian populism might be a good basic pitch."
"There are no signs of compromise from either side and chances of a violent conclusion remain all too possible."
Keeping America's military from going “hollow” requires capability sufficient to maintain trained and ready forces, conduct current operations and prepare for the future.
Precision-guided munitions helped the United States military destroy an Afghan government in a few months, with minimal footprint. What can they do against ISIS?
"If America is not prepared to supply the means necessary to achieve a just end, then the probability of success is in greater jeopardy than if we had never decided to destroy ISIS at all."
Is ground warfare becoming obsolete? History and the present international environment tell us otherwise.
The claim that Obama is a realist is an insult to realists, and the claim that realism has no place on the right is an insult to the right.
History's most decisive sea engagements.
China’s "rights protection fleet" has grown tremendously in recent years. That could mean trouble in the East and South China Seas.
"DoD should either submit a budget that fully funds the strategy or revise its defense strategy to fit within the resource constraints of the BCA."
A true test of a worthy aircraft is a worthy adversary, a label that does not quite apply to ISIS in Syria.
"To whom does ISIS pose the most imminent and even existential threat?"
A strong, independent air power arm remains crucial to America's national security, a wave of recent critiques notwithstanding.
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