Tagged With Defense Priorities

The US has little to show for 2 decades of war in Afghanistan — not even a mention at the presidential debates


Snapping back sanctions on Iran isn't going to get the Trump administration what it wants


Keeping US troops in Syria to counter Russia has the opposite effect



A deal between Iran and China shows that 'getting tough' doesn't solve the US's problems


China-bashing won't solve the US's problems with China


In the response to the coronavirus, allies and rivals are both seeing the limits of American power



The US and Iran could bring down tensions if they're willing to talk about one issue


Ceasefire or not, it's time to get out of America's longest war


A big element of US power is missing from Trump's Syria policy


How the US military can take on terrorism threats in Iraq and Syria without staying there forever


The enemy that attacked the US on 9/11 is today rapidly regaining its strength


The Middle East can't be fixed by American military solutions



Congress needs to focus on a new authorization for use of military force


The London terror attack shows counterterrorism policy needs a major reboot


RETIRED ARMY OFFICER: Trump needs to stop feeding failure in Afghanistan