James P. Farwell

James Farwell is a defense consultant and author of The Pakistan Cauldron: Conspiracy, Assassination & Instability, to be published in October by Potomac Books.


If Saudi Arabia and Turkey are so eager to have Assad gone, they should do the job themselves.

Forget fancy planes and the Chinese threat—it's still terror and insurgency we'll be fighting.

Forget Syria. The drug war next door does far more immediate damage to national security.

It's time to unsheath America's newest weapon.

After endless bloodshed, the Egyptian government's only route back to popular legitimacy is through serious economic reform.

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April 23, 2014