by | Sep 16, 2019

The most accurate measure of a man is who he counts as his friends and who he counts as his enemies. John Bolton has a lot of friends and allies in the American national security community, myself included. When Bolton…

by | Aug 27, 2019

As global interest in the Arctic has increased dramatically over recent years, so has the interest in policy circles within the U.S. The U.S. understands the vital importance of Greenland to its national and international security due to the island’s strategic geographic location…

by | Jul 17, 2019

In a recent speech at the first annual National Conservatism Conference, internet pioneer Peter Thiel said he worries about possible high-level infiltration of companies like Google by the Chinese. Given the fact that the importance of artificial intelligence will be comparable to…

by | Jul 10, 2019

Ben Rhodes, former President Obama’s Deputy National Security Adviser, once referred to Washington’s foreign-policy establishment as “the Blob.” He was making a reference to the consensus that has become standard in U.S. foreign policy over the past several decades: that…

by | Jul 10, 2019

In 2015, the “conservative” Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, secreted over to Beijing and giddily made the United Kingdom a charter member of China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The following year, Britain was a key member of…

by | Jun 28, 2019

The pundits in the left-wing press have uniformly agreed with President Trump’s decision to call off the retaliatory strike on Iran, so they have instead criticized his supposedly making the decision at the last moment when the planes were already…

by | Apr 19, 2019

The anticipated defeat of Ukraine’s incumbent president, Petro Poroshenko, on Easter Sunday is evidence that the Obama Administration’s interventionist schemes backfired as consistently as Bush era meddling failed. Comic actor and challenger Volodymyr Zelenskiy is so far ahead, even Ukraine’s…

by | Mar 2, 2019

If you hadn’t noticed, the British government of Theresa May is setting records for incompetence. Nigeria put off its presidential election for a week; there probably is cheating afoot. In Congo government vote counters declared a minor opposition candidate the…

by | Feb 4, 2019

I sat half asleep in the front passenger seat of a Hyundai SUV only vaguely aware of the countryside through which we were passing. The warmth of the car and the bright sunshine belied a colder and grimmer reality. I…

by | Jan 25, 2019

A year ago the Left was convinced that President Donald Trump was going to plunge the world into nuclear war in Korea. Today it is upset because he hasn’t done so — or at least has yet to achieve what…

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