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What kind of general loses Singapore?

Lt. Gen. Arthur Percival surrendered the island in February 1942, in perhaps the worst defeat ever suffered by British forces.


Would It Be Illegal to Put Margaret Thatcher on U.S. Currency?

Probably not. And would it be any stranger than Douglas MacArthur on the Filipino peso?


The New Chickenhawks

The 2016 presidential campaign is full of bluster about a bigger, badder military for America. And it shows the candidates don't know much about winning the peace.

Best Defense

Naylor’s book is very good, but I’ve got some issues with the people who blabbed

Sean Naylor’s Relentless Strike is a superb piece of writing that will be at the top of every bad guy’s reading list for months to come.


Je Suis Refugee

America can — and must — do more to help Europe’s migrants. I’m living proof of why.

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