Trump must act to curb Washington’s appetite for involvement everywhere—regardless of its connection to U.S. security—and focus American military power with greater precision.
After years of service inside the U.S. military’s cutthroat bureaucracy, senior officers can recite the lessons of the past, but very few can grasp their future implications.
For anything to change for the better inside the army, Trump must do what the British did not do: decide what’s most important.
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that qualified, fresh blood is desperately needed in the Army’s general officer ranks.
If you hire the same architects behind past foreign-policy misadventures, you are are going to get the same results.
President Trump needs a strategy that rejects the notion that an American military presence on Korean soil is essential.
More money without new leadership won’t fix the Army.
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