The GOP Field

John Weaver, an experienced GOP political operative and former top advisor to John McCain, says his party’s presidential field is “the...

That’s Accountability

Accountability, at least most of the time, is sure and swift in the United States military. Just ask Captain Owen Honors, who has been...

Communicating the Story

Gen. Stanley McCrystal, the fellow Barack Obama fired earlier this year as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, is lecturing at Yale...

A Reputation in Tatters

I’ve always had a soft spot for Stephen Ambrose the author of Undaunted Courage, the book that did more than anything, I think, to bring...

Dithering on War

News today that President Obama is set to announce his Afghanistan strategy next week. He certainly has been getting a lot of advice and...

Dithering or a Strategy?

Within the stark building that houses the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa – perhaps the most anti-war war museum I’ve ever visited – is a...