The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was established in 1949 to promote the containment of the Soviet Union, but it lacks such a clear purpose today.
All thoughtful Americans wish to resume a bipartisan consensus on principal foreign policy issues.
Military service is not a “job” like any other. It’s a special form of civic tax that requires a much broader base that includes our elites.
For 20 years, the United States has engaged in a series of policy failures in space that weakened our presence there and inspired our rivals. We need a total reassessment of U.S. space policy.
Critics of the president's first term have focused excessively on his rhetoric instead of his actions. A review of actual foreign policy actions in the context of American history allows a more balanced perspective.
Democrats’ lead negotiator runs her mouth before the Republican National Convention. Here’s what the press didn’t report.
The lawsuit by the National Coalition for Men alleged that maintaining the draft for only one sex is discrimination, and thus unconstitutional.
Germany and Russia will do everything they can to overturn the existing pro-American balance of power. Is the United States ready to confront that?
It would be irrational to assume that terrorists will not attempt to duplicate the results they have observed during the current crisis. If we are to prevent such threats, we must learn as well.
A sustained U.S. covert campaign is already underway in Venezuela. But this crisis needs a diplomatic resolution.
One can expect Iran to launch many more satellites into orbit over the next year or so to complete the constellation it is developing. At that point, both North Korea and Iran would have the capability to threaten the technological American military with certain defeat.
We are suffering a catastrophe of the Chinese Communist Party’s making. It must be held accountable, made to pay for the destruction it has caused, putting every lever of American power on the table to ensure it.
Not since the interwar period has the American military position in the Pacific been weaker—and the Chinese know it.
In designating the Russian Imperial Movement as a “terrorist organization” without designating the Muslim Brotherhood, the U.S. foreign policy bureaucracy has brushed aside all the objections raised over the years for blocking designation of the foreign-based Islamist terrorist support network.
In December 2016, the president-elect declared the “F-35 program and cost is out of control.” He was right then and he’s right now.
The coronavirus outbreak and its impact on Chinese politics is probably the most important event for China since Mao’s “Great Leap Forward.” China’s long history suggests there is a pattern to these events that ends with the old regime being swept away and replaced by another.
The U.S national security establishment’s failures, followed by its members’ profitable retirements on corporate boards, has earned them rejection as corrupt incompetents. Wrapping themselves in pretenses of patriotic commitment and expertise has made them contemptible.
This is bigger than just one buggy, unflyable fighter jet. This is a matter of national security and American sovereignty.
Rather than obfuscate the recent events in Pensacola, the U.S. government should declare that the country is at risk as never before to a jihadist cyberattack. And it must go on an emergency war footing to defend our vulnerable assets in cyberspace.
The United States needs to stop acting like Britain in 1902, which refused to make serious adjustments to its foreign policy until it was too late.