Military Strategy

  • Comparing the Vietnam War to the war in Afghanistan, Jonathan Schell of The Nation Institute writes, the art of victory has to be to try to set up a government that can both survive U.S.

    November 18, 2009 - By Anonymous
  • Although Pakistan's civilian government and military establishment are closely allied with the United States in efforts to stop Al Qaeda, relations between the two countries are fraught with a lack of confidence and miscommunication, creating major obstacles to achieving shared goals writes

    November 13, 2009 - By Anonymous
  • The Obama administration's decision announced today to cancel the deeply flawed antimissile systems in Eastern Europe is sound policy based on the best intelligence and technical assessments. U.S. President Barack Obama replaces a system that did not work against a threat that did not exist with weapons that can defend against the real Iranian missile capability.

    September 16, 2009 - By Joe Cirincione
  • It is not news when Bill Kristol recommends starting a war. It is his default foreign policy option. On Sunday, his answer to North Korea was to launch air strikes, as he was “certain” that North Korea is determined to become a nuclear power and there was no other way to stop them.

    June 1, 2009 - By Joe Cirincione
  • May 5, 2009 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Air Force Gen. Kevin Chilton said President Obama’s campaign promise to "work with Russia to take ballistic missiles off hair-trigger alert" mischaracterizes the U.S.

    February 27, 2009 - By Anonymous