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.
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
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.
A little over a year ago, on a pleasant late fall evening, I was sitting on my front porch with a friend best described as a Ukrainian freedom fighter.
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.
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.
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.