Apr 102017
 

Most foreign policy entanglements do not result in a “rally around the flag” event — when a president’s popularity jumps because Americans rally behind their commander-in-chief.

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Apr 082017
 

It has been a head-spinning week watching the Trump administration stumble into its first international crisis only to emerge with a transformed policy on the use of force in the Middle East, announced on Thursday with the unlea

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Mar 282017
 

Be it a vigilant citizen or purely cosmic happenstance, someone (or something) is trying to teach US president Donald Trump a lesson about recklessly inviting nuclear hostilities. Last week, someone mysteriously uploaded a series of lost episodes of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood to YouTube.

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Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War III

 Posted by on 2016-09-27 at 20:24  donald trump, election 2016, history, military, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, war  Comments Off on Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War III
Sep 272016
 

Hillary Clinton “tells you how to fight ISIS on her website,” Trump said of the Democratic nominee. “I don’t think Gen. Douglas MacArthur would like that very much.” MacArthur has quite a storied, yet controversial, military career.

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Weaponizing the Sky

 Posted by on 2016-06-21 at 20:56  history, Politics, Reblog, science, space, war  Comments Off on Weaponizing the Sky
Jun 212016
 

The prospect of weaponized satellites launching a Pearl Harbor style attack in orbit is more probable than many people realize. In Ghost Fleet, a 2015 novel by security theorists Peter Singer and August Cole, the next world war begins in space.

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Endless war, endless greed: The Pentagon is lining its pockets with taxpayer dollars

 Posted by on 2016-06-18 at 12:33  history, military, perpetual war, Politics, Reblog, war  Comments Off on Endless war, endless greed: The Pentagon is lining its pockets with taxpayer dollars
Jun 182016
 

These days, lamenting the apparently aimless character of Washington’s military operations in the Greater Middle East has become conventional wisdom among administration critics of every sort.

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