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  • War by algebra defies the true nature of war

    War by algebra defies the true nature of war

    Fighting to win means committing ground forces. Above all, the president as commander-in-chief must lead.

  • Air power's siren song

    Air power’s siren song

    Air power is a powerful weapon, but its potential is best realized when used in conjunction with the effective employment of land forces.

  • War: A matter of semantics

    War: A matter of semantics

    “Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.”

  • Do we have a war strategy for ISIS?

    Do we have a war strategy for ISIS?

    No amount of military force, bloodshed, or heroism can overcome a flawed strategy.

  • Strategy 101: A primer for President Obama

    Strategy 101: A primer for President Obama

    Obama must clearly state a policy objective so the Pentagon can respond with an effective strategy to employ its forces at the operational level of war.

  • Time for face time with Vladimir

    Time for face time with Vladimir

    What is a savvy former community organizer and social-justice activist to do when faced with a determined former KGB thug?

  • The strategic imperative of ISIS: Deal with it now or die by it later

    The strategic imperative of ISIS: Deal with it now or die by it later

    If the United States fails to lead a successful campaign, ISIS will entrench its terrorist caliphate in the heart of the Levant.