James Joyner

James Joyner is a security studies professor at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow with the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council. These views are his own.


Daniel W. Drezner and Megan McArdle respond to David Frum’s take on the blogosphere. James Joyner and James G. Poulos look at whether NATO insiders have their predictions of the alliance’s demise right.


An unpersuasive argument that America's civilian-military gap is widening—and sucking us into war.


It's only a bad move if our future leaders decide to get in more long wars.

Higher standards and higher scrutiny.

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.

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April 25, 2014