As a young reporter in political Washington in the late 1980s, I noticed that there was a type of person who thrived in the driven, transactional environment of the capital.
As other countries rise, global stability depends on the United States holding onto its moralism.
This hadn’t occurred to me until I was reading a volume of ancient military history.
A look back at the American president’s rollercoaster ride through Asia.
America's president is voluntarily abdicating one of the country's biggest strategic advantages.
Conformity enables corruption
The Sunday New York Times Book Review ran my semi-annual survey of new books on military history.
Policymakers must articulate the “why” informing a strategy and periodically revaluate whether it is achievable and what ought to come next.
One year after his election, the president has done more, and less, damage than feared.
From the transcript of a “Media Availability with Secretary Mattis” yesterday:
I read recently in a new publication, ‘Rand Review,’ that the Girl Scouts now have a cybersecurity badge.