"Private security firms may protect vessels and crews, but their presence also introduces complications."
"In reality, the United States has done best against terrorist groups when it has invested minimal forces."
"Nothing in international law stands in the way of expanding the fight against ISIL to Syria."
"Few Americans realize how faithfully the channel has parroted the propaganda of terrorist groups."
This is realism on steroids.
"The ceasefire may collapse—or it may limp along—but peace still seems a long way off."
"America is willing to risk war with a nuclear-armed power to protect countries that matter little for U.S. security."
"With vital regions of the globe in turmoil, it is long past time for the Obama administration to rethink its assumptions about the world, and America’s place in it."
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