America possesses a moral vision of how to shape a better world – one rooted in liberty, equality, and the pursuit of happiness – yet this vision is consistently ignored, disregarded, or simply contradicted at home.
Monthly Archives: July 2015
Military service, whether officer or enlisted, is not for everyone, nor should it. But, for those considering military service to advance your careers in the security/intelligence/policy field, I offer you three pieces of advice.Read more
What I saw in my short six hours in the town is a complicatedly passive co-existence of Orthodox Christianity and Wahhabi Islam.Read more
The US both can and should do more to protect Central American children who have chosen to make the dangerous journey to the United States.Read more
The Russian Federation’s buildup has two primary goals: to strengthen Moscow’s strategic deterrence position, and improve its capacity to monitor, defend, and operate in its own sovereign Arctic territory.Read more
There is evidence that when the accused have significant political power, as in Kenya, or are able to avoid arrest, as in Uganda, the ICC disappoints both critics and victims with its inability to effectively carry out prosecution. However, these failings do not mean that the Court itself is a failure.Read more
Expanding NATO at the Warsaw Summit: NATO’s Inappropriate Bureaucratic Answer to Modern Security threats.
In its desperate search for identity and raison d’être in the post-Cold War world, the alliance has expanded its membership like clockwork, adding members in each US presidential administration since the fall of the Soviet Union.Read more