On Reading My Stasi Files
Two years ago I applied to the German government to see my file, in order to find out exactly what the Stasi thought I was doing. After a delay of a year and a half permission was finally given.
Policing the Golan? Yes
In March 1975, the second Sinai negotiation between Israel and Egypt broke down.
Preserving the Well-Bred Horse
Skepticism ought to greet the revelation that the American military establishment has uncovered a new Rosetta Stone that bids fair to transform the subject of their profession.
No End of a Lesson
Should American military leaders devote themselves to controlling the chaos let loose by the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War, or should they prepare for larger and longer term threats?
Defending the Lucky Country
The conundrums of Australian strategy are long-term concerns, and ones of which the Australians are quite aware. With regard to defense policy, as with other aspects of its national existence, Australia remains the lucky country, but one whose luc
Cavalry to Computer: The Pattern of Military Revolutions
The lessons of earlier revolutions seem to contradict much of the conventional wisdom with respect to the United States' prospective competitive military position. In a revolutionary epoch, long-term U.S. military dominance is not preordained
An Exchange on Civil-Military Relations
Of all the problems facing the nation, a crisis in civil-military relations is not one of them and things are not out of control.