The Downside of the Cutting Edge
The American military loves organizational tradition at the same time that it hungers for technological progress.
Let Iraq Collapse
February 28, 1996 marked the fifth anniversary of the U.
A Thin Line
Benyamin Netanyahu's election as Israel's prime minister on May 29 was greeted by a great international gnashing of teeth.
Geotherapy: Russia's Neuroses, and Ours
An ambition, inordinate and immense, one of those ambitions whichcould only possibly spring in the bosoms of the oppressed, and couldonly find nourishment in the miseries of a whole nation, ferments inthe heart of the Russian people.
Gone to the Lake: Republicans and Foreign Policy
In a July 1995 speech before an enraptured audience assembled atWashington's Center for Strategic and International Studies, HouseSpeaker Newt Gingrich addressed the broad issues of post-Cold WarU.
Strategy Creep in the Balkans: Up To Our Knees and Advancing
Bosnia and the rest of the Balkans are Europe's hangnail, not its heart. Developments there may be disgusting and tragic, but they have meager potential to disrupt even the European, much less the global, strategic environment.
Russia's Military Nadir: The Meaning of the Chechen Debacle
"In war the moral is to the physical as ten to one.
And Ulster Will Be Right
Protestant Irish nationalism needs to be taken seriously if the whole island is to avoid a Bosnian-scale civil war.