While some arguments for the decline of the state are insightful and important, none of them have stuck.
Policymakers must articulate the “why” informing a strategy and periodically revaluate whether it is achievable and what ought to come next.
Some good, if unsurprising, strategic advice.
Is bombing our enemies effective?
Assessing two books on Grant and Sherman
“Successful new innovators ask, ‘What must be true for this idea to succeed?’”
A brief cross-cultural exchange shows why political philosophy matters and why our strategic alliances require a nuanced approach.
What Tolstoy can teach us about the traps of self assurance.
Diversity, along with more rigorous academic standards, would greatly improve military education.
What we are trying to do, and why it's so hard to get there.
In a new book on the American war in Afghanistan, Aaron MacLean presents this alternative approach as the road not taken.
The first step to solving the North Korean problem is removing U.S. troops from the middle of it.