Homeland Security

What is it good for?

It ought to go without saying that, as Lorraine Schneider’s legendary 1966 peace poster put it, “War is Not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things.”

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Army readiness - Here we go again

With the House Armed Services Committee National Defense Authorization Act mark-up done, the majority of press coverage has focused on cuts to weapons programs and questions about Base Realignment and Closure.  Missing from the discussion...

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The un-Moslem Brotherhood

The Brotherhood neither represents, nor speaks for the vast majority of Moslems in Egypt or around the globe.

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When terrorists kill terrorists

Not surprisingly, men already dedicated to violence generally settle their differences violently or via betrayals to the authorities, even if at great cost to their stated causes.

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A future for aircraft carriers

Congressional willingness to allow the U.S. carrier force to slip—even for two years—below the legal minimum of 11 carriers is daunting evidence that support for carriers as the U.S.’s chief instrument of power projection is yawing.

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The Air Force Reserve has it right

Not a single member of the commission even bothered to visit the Air Force Reserve Command headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.  Not a single member visited any Air Force Reserve Base.  What does that say about the thoroughness of their work?  Not much.

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