Like the drawdown of America’s military following World War II, the current modernization effort could leave our forces under-equipped and undertrained to wage the wars they’ll actually encounter.
The first meeting between the U.S. secretary of state and Israel’s prime minister laid bare a series of problems that politely slipped past one another. That is not the end of them.
America used to make it known that it would not “negotiate with terrorists.” That changed last week with the cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline.
If the administration performs as poorly on cybersecurity as it has at the border or on the economy, an unimaginable period of pain awaits Americans.
The Visigoth king besieged Rome with the help of his allies inside the city’s walls. Today’s Visigoths have their allies, too, and some are in the U.S. diplomatic corps.
Joe Biden, or those around him, seem determined to upset the peace they inherited.
The Biden Administration is prostrate for China’s triumphalist stick-up.
No one could have imagined that we would so quickly squander the West’s mighty and bloodless strategic victory in the Cold War.
It is vital for decision-makers, as well as the American people, to face up to the risks of stumbling into a nuclear war with China due to some comparatively trivial issue.
We are headed to war again. We are pointed at war right now.
Chinese propaganda and espionage operations in the United States are at work fomenting the problems the Chinese then use to deflect criticisms of their own corrupt regime.
Unlike the Soviet Union, China has no need for the Communist Party USA. The Democratic Party functions as China’s wholly owned subsidiary.
The United States needs new strategists and strategies for confronting China, and it needs them now.
China welcomes U.S. self-loathing that it interprets as weakness and decadence to be exploited not as self-reflection to be admired, much less emulated.
It is difficult to command foreign policy soft power when one lacks self-respect and respect for the nation one ostensibly represents.
Biden has a developing strategic crisis, but he hasn’t figured it out yet.
Nothing is more dangerous than stronger powers, even inadvertently, sending signals that are interpreted as weakness by weaker powers.
We should reject calls by elites who have conducted a largely inept campaign of international counterterrorism to now use those tools on their domestic opponents.
This legislation is less about securing Americans from domestic terrorism, and more about propagandizing a dangerous narrative and enforcing a political bias in our counterterrorism efforts.
We know the threat of cyber-attack and hacking is real, and that Americans suffer with its effects every day. But there is a remedy.