by | Oct 25, 2018

While lecturing on space warfare for the United States government last week, I was approached by an Air Force officer who insisted that the “Pentagon had too much money.” I responded that I agreed with him in general, but that…

by | Apr 21, 2018

When Morrissey wrote songs such as “Margaret on the Guillotine” and “Meat Is Murder,” the music press adored him. Now that he supports Brexit, calls the “racist” tag a way of tapping out on a debate, and laments London becoming…

by | Oct 4, 2017

The prospect of a nuclear conflict between the United States and North Korea appears, in light of President Trump’s speech at the United Nations and his recent spate of tweets evincing his distrust of diplomacy, disconcertingly possible. Courses of action available to the administration…

by | Sep 18, 2017

After its nineteenth missile test of the year (so far), the last being a second shot over Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, and its sixth nuclear weapon test detonation, North Korea is claiming to be near completion of its nuclear…

by | Jul 31, 2017

North Korea underlined its threat to America by choosing July 4 to launch its first intercontinental missile, and followed it with another launch into Japanese waters. We had hoped China might intervene, but its continued support of North Korea showed…

by | Jul 6, 2017

Of course, Reagan had it right almost forty years ago: Just to make this as clear as possible right now, the absolutely number one priority for the United States is to work with Israel to make and deploy a foolproof…

by | Jun 29, 2017

As any American of any postliterate age can tell you, the “Star Wars” saga has come back in a big way over the past few years in cinema. Furthermore, the Trump administration seems intent on reproducing the symbolism and political…

by | Jun 8, 2017

Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas, who is Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, recently introduced legislation to reform the military’s acquisition process. I don’t relish Congressman Thornberry’s job, because as anyone who has served in the Armed Forces knows,…

by | May 4, 2017

Is America a lumbering giant wound in bureaucratic red tape, unable to keep up with the serious threat posed by a nimble, focused North Korea? That is the question America faces today. North Korea presents a threat of nuclear missile…

by | Mar 8, 2017

The timing was pretty good. On Tuesday, less than two days after North Korea launched four ballistic missiles toward Japan (which dropped into the ocean), U.S. Air Force aircraft landed at Osan Air Base in South Korea, delivering the first…

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