Short-term pain for long-term gain?
Even though smaller carriers would be less expensive, the decline in capability would be significant.
Senator Rubio seems to be positioning himself for some serious political oomph should the non-politician politicians falter. Can he win?
Land of the free, home of the nukes?
A glitch in the sanctity of U.S. debt would accelerate the shift toward a more bipolar economic and monetary order, with the U.S. and the Dollar on one side and China and the Renminbi on the other.
"American leadership means helping others do their best to keep the local peace. It should not mean supplying them with free security that American taxpayers pay for."
"Any male in uniform who argues that ground combat units should remain exclusively male sounds like a chauvinist or a dinosaur. Yet, there is no good military reason why women should be integrated into otherwise all-male combat units."
"Congress should pass the defense budget on time and...insist that the Pentagon finally make the hard choices to manage those funds correctly."
"Only one candidate would continue the realism that has marked President Obama’s term, and avoid the kind of blunders that inevitably follow interventionist foreign policies."
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