Conversations with Israelis these days tend to end up in one place: casus belli.
The war in Iraq won’t end as long as the United States avoids deciding what it wants there.
The more I study military history, the more I believe that troop rotation is a lousy way to run a war.
I’ve noticed in looking at British books about war in the last 20 years that the British public is not well served by its publishers.
As a strategic planner in the Israel Defense Forces specializing in the Palestinian arena, I was privileged to play a role in the 2013 Israeli-Palestinian security dialogue, conducted by General John R. Allen.
An obscure new policy would give priority to refugees who seem like they might “assimilate.”
God it had been hot, so hot he’d needed gloves to hold his rifle.
Most cures for fraudulent news threaten to be worse than the disease. There’s at least one exception.
Both men were insecure and undisciplined — and in charge of governments in thrall to the military.
Reading a book about the Vietnam War recently, it occurred to me that we’ve never had a Vietnam vet as president, even though two (John McCain and John Kerry) have been nominees.