Andrew Krepinevich and Barry Watts’s The Last Warrior seeks to canonize longtime Defense Department strategist Andrew Marshall. But his record was far more mixed than his incense burners are prepared to admit.
Leo Strauss is often depicted as a sinister neocon guru whose ideas led directly to endless wars in the Middle East. Robert Howse’s worthy, academic Leo Strauss: Man of Peace correctly argues that this is bunk.
UVa President Sullivan totally missed the implications of the Post reporting and the need, now in the wake of it, to step back and refrain from drawing lessons from an episode that remains shrouded in mystery.