Libya Operation: Who’s In Charge?

Jorge Benitez has written a useful Libya Primer: Who is In Charge of Allied Forces? The short answer: No one.

Congress, The President, And War Powers Under The Constitution

Operation Odyssey Dawn has resurrected the eternal battle over what limits there are, and should be, on the President’s ability to use military force without Congressional authorization.

War! Huh Good God Y’all

Is Libya a war? Hell yes, Libya is a war.

The Case Against War

There must be a predisposition against war and we should only engage in just wars.

The Intervener’s Dilemma

There are many opportunities to go to war. Here’s a guide for choosing between them.

Nearly 2/3 Of Americans Say Afghan War No Longer Worth Fighting

Public support for the war in Afghanistan continues to plummet, but will that hurt the President when 2012 rolls around?

Bradley Manning Jailed Naked

The saga of accused Wikileaks conspirator Bradley Manning continues to get uglier, with the military acknowledging that he was forced to spend the day naked for, well, no apparent reason.

22 New Charges Against Pfc. Manning, Still No Connection To Wikileaks

Pfc. Bradley Manning faces twenty-two new charges, including one that could put him before a firing squad, but investigators still can’t prove any direct links between him and Wikileaks.

Victor Davis Hanson and Election 2012

Critics of Barack Obama’s foreign policy should engage his actual policies — not policies that don’t actually exist.

Rolling Stone PsyOps Colonel Not PsyOps Trained

LTC Michael Holmes, the fellow who accused LTG William Caldwell of ordering him to perform psychological operations on Members of Congress, is not trained in psyops.

Time To Pull Out Of Afghanistan

Nine years into a war that seems to be without end, it’s time to declare victory and go home.

Psyops Against Our Own?

Did a unit in Afghanistan engage in an IO operation against U. S. senators?

Somali Pirates Seize American Yacht

The ongoing saga of piracy off the coast of Somali is about to get Americans’ attention again, as a yacht containing four U.S. citizens has been hijacked.

Betty McCollum Gets Death Threats Over NASCAR Proposal

Democratic Congresswoman Betty McCollum has received death threats after questioning the wisdom of the U.S. Army sponsoring a NASCAR Sprint Cup team to the tune of $7 million a year.

At Long Last, Congress Strips Funding For Second F-35 Engine

Thanks to the help of a group of Tea Party Freshman in the House. Congress has finally cut off funding for a second engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that the Pentagon never wanted.

Defense Budget Cuts

Stephanie Guttman, author of something called The Kinder, Gentler Military, takes to NRO to tell us how easy it is to cut the Defense budget. She inadvertently does just the opposite.

Transatlantic Plane Wars

European subsidies have given Airbus a competitive advantage over America’s Boeing in commercial aircraft salesboein. The reverse is true on military aircraft.

A Bad Sign In Iraq

Why America’s Best Officers Are Leaving

The American military personnel system works against keeping the best and brightest officers in the service.

Dee Mewbourne to Captain Enterprise

Captain Dee Mewbourne, who previously commanded the EISENHOWER, will skipper the ENTERPRISE.

Time To Put Defense Cuts On The Table

With just over a week to go before the 112th Congress convenes, battle lines are already being drawn in battle over the defense budget.

The Non-Existent Conflict Between DADT Repeal And Religious Liberty

With DADT Repeal now on its way to being fully implemented, the right is now claiming that it poses a threat to the religious liberties of military chaplains. As with their other arguments, this one is totally without merit.

DADT and Gender Equality

Now that gays will be allowed to serve openly in the military, the command will have some new issues to address.

ROTC Returning to Ivies

The repeal of DADT may open the doors for ROTC to return to many elite institutions, if cost doesn’t get in the way.

The Odd Psychology of John McCain

What’s up with McCain and DADT?