Blogs: The Skeptics

Trump Wants You to Write Him a Blank Check for War in Afghanistan. Don't.

The Skeptics

Daniel L. Davis is a senior fellow for Defense Priorities and a former lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, who retired in 2015 after twenty-one years, including four combat deployments. Follow him @DanielLDavis1.

Image: U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment examine belts of bullets for corroded rounds during a training mission near forward operating base Gamberi, in the Laghman province of Afghanistan December 15, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Trump Goes from Afghanistan War Skeptic to True Believer

The Skeptics

Daniel L. Davis is a senior fellow for Defense Priorities and a former lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, who retired in 2015 after twenty-one years, including four combat deployments. Follow him @DanielLDavis1.

Image: U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment examine belts of bullets for corroded rounds during a training mission near forward operating base Gamberi, in the Laghman province of Afghanistan December 15, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Trump Doesn't Want the Same Old Options from the Pentagon on Afghanistan

The Skeptics

Daniel L. Davis is a senior fellow for Defense Priorities and a former lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, who retired in 2015 after twenty-one years, including four combat deployments. Follow him @DanielLDavis1.

Image: U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment examine belts of bullets for corroded rounds during a training mission near forward operating base Gamberi, in the Laghman province of Afghanistan December 15, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Why U.S. Sanctions Are Unlikely to Deter North Korea

The Skeptics

Daniel L. Davis is a senior fellow for Defense Priorities and a former lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, who retired in 2015 after twenty-one years, including four combat deployments. Follow him @DanielLDavis1.

Image: U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment examine belts of bullets for corroded rounds during a training mission near forward operating base Gamberi, in the Laghman province of Afghanistan December 15, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Trump Must Tread Carefully with Preventative War in North Korea

The Skeptics

Daniel L. Davis is a senior fellow for Defense Priorities and a former lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, who retired in 2015 after twenty-one years, including four combat deployments. Follow him @DanielLDavis1.

Image: U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment examine belts of bullets for corroded rounds during a training mission near forward operating base Gamberi, in the Laghman province of Afghanistan December 15, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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