Five Unanswered Questions about U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan
Last night, President Obama outlined his strategy for Afghanistan. Thankfully, he spoke of the fact that this war is not optional, that our efforts there are in America’s vital national interests, and that the strategic goals and objectives ...
Abandoning the Third Site Harms America's Allies and Decreases Security
So President Obama has axed the agreement with America’s allies in eastern Europe and abandoned the so-called “third site” missile-defense plan.
It’s hard to determine which is worse:
the lame excuse that Iran’...
Military Planning and Funding Must Go Beyond the Immediate
President Obama recently agreed to temporarily expand the U.S. Army by 22,000 soldiers. That should ease the strain on many who are enduring their third and fourth tours overseas. The problem is that adding 15,000 soldiers costs about $1 billion per year, ...