The intelligence failures of Iraq seriously constrained policy makers in other areas.
The president is no pragmatic centrist. In fact, he has the most expansive and leftist vision in the history of the presidency.
The notion that America is the world's "indispensable nation" is hardly questioned, even as it fosters strategic overreach.
One of America's top magazines often appeared smug as it covered 2012 elections.
Like his two most recent predecessors, President Obama is embarking on a disastrous foreign policy bent on global domination.
In the wake of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, Americans cried out for catharsis. The 9/11 Commission delivered. What we are left with is an ill-conceived bureacracy in the guise of reform.
Al-Qaeda has accomplished the unthinkable: establishing an embryonic recruitment, radicalization and operational capacity on our shores. Our current strategy risks another 9/11.
It has long been said that there are wars of necessity and wars of choice. But enemies always adapt, especially in our world of terrorists, failing states and delinquent regimes. Every war is a war of choice.
One doesn’t need to be a Russian domestic radical or a foreign Russophobe to see major flaws in the way Russia is ruled. The population, however, is satisfied with the status quo...for now.
The grisly subject of torture is back with us again. A look back at the dark days of de Gaulle's struggle to hold onto Algeria reveals consequences that echo loudly in our newest fight to retain what it means to be civilized.