An unpersuasive argument that America's civilian-military gap is widening—and sucking us into war.
Lots of wasted time, wasted money and wasted opportunity—for nothing.
Diplomacy backed by the threat of a war that's not too big and not too small.
Roosevelt didn't need a marketing campaign after Pearl Harbor, and he didn't have to schedule his speech around Monday Night Football.
Clumsy Congressional questioning squeezed the Director of National Intelligence into a dangerous corner.
New revelations about digital data collection continue to surprise, but secrecy leaves many questions unanswered.
Who should we trust to decide what's secret?
The Atlantic alliance said it wouldn't go into Libya, but did. On Syria, the same promises are more credible.
Why the scholar's thought continues to have an enormous impact.
Atrocity prevention isn't consistently practiced because it isn't consistently practical.
Gun violence may kill more people, but terrorism still merits the more aggressive response.
Paul Wolfowitz continues to be wrong about Iraq.
The secretary of defense devised an excellent framework, but will the rest of the administration bite?
A tendency to expand objectives mid-fight has seen America fail in its last four major wars.
America seems to have completely forgotten the goals it had when it first intervened.
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