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Defense (page 6)

December 31, 2019 5:30 am

On Foreign Policy, Trump Is No Reagan

The new national security advisor’s sorry attempt to tout the Trump record on foreign affairs.
Shay Khatiri
October 21, 2019 7:00 am

Should Mark “Esperanto” Quit?

The ugly choice Mark Esper faces after Trump’s Turkey debacle.
Shay Khatiri
September 17, 2019 4:09 am

The Problem with Trump’s Iran Strategy

It’s that he doesn’t have one.
Shay Khatiri
September 10, 2019 5:45 am

Can Trump Be Trusted With State Secrets?

Well, obviously not. But what is the intelligence community supposed to do about it?
Benjamin Parker
September 5, 2019 11:38 am

What the Pentagon Is Sacrificing to Pay for the Border Wall

Just facilities to keep our military safe, trained, and effective.
Benjamin Parker
September 3, 2019 4:46 am

Why James Mattis Deserves Praise, Not Scorn

James Mattis is promoting his new book, and he is satisfying nobody. This is a terrible reflection on…

Shay Khatiri
August 15, 2019 5:09 am

How Russia Is Tempting Fate—And the Next Chernobyl

Putin’s most dangerous weapon system is a threat to his people, but also a source of profit to his oligarchs.
Reuben Johnson
August 8, 2019 5:47 am

Trump Is Politicizing the Military, Too

Last week, President Trump tweeted that he had ordered Secretary Richard Spencer (no, not that Richard Spencer) and Admiral…

Shay Khatiri
June 21, 2019 1:26 pm

Trump, Iran, and the Thin (Red) Line Between Ambiguity and Weakness

Maybe it's not so smart to brag about being "cocked and loaded."
Jonathan V. Last
June 20, 2019 4:33 am

At the World’s Most Important Building, No One Is Minding the Store

The Pentagon is adrift and the entire world may pay the consequences.
Shay Khatiri