"Reassuring allies" has led to expensive and unnecessary strategic mistakes for the United States.
"The failure of the drug war in Afghanistan is merely the latest iteration of the frustrating results so common in other regions where Washington has led campaigns to drastically curtail trafficking."
America's friends won't take more responsibility for their own defense if we don't make them.
After ten years of unconstrained growth, the Pentagon's budget simply must come down.
Several TNI regulars assess the campaign's last debate.
Robert Kagan has issued a cri de coeur urging Americans to reject calls for reduced U.S. military spending, curtailments in the country’s global commitments and restraint on its interventionist impulses. But his prescriptions are shortsighted.
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