American cheese will henceforth be known as liberté cheese. And not because of the metric system.
It’s not at all clear that there is a useful strategy at work here.
There is apparently such a thing as too Jewish.
When will BG Jeffrey Sinclair get an effing haircut?
Airlines are squeezing ever-larger passengers into ever-smaller spaces. Naturally, the passengers are taking it out on the other passengers.
Jofi Joseph was unmasked as the obnoxious @NatSecWonk and fired by the White House.
The scandal now surrounding David Petraeus should lead people to reassess his past record.
One Professor suggests we sacrifice yet more of our freedom in the wake of the embassy protests in the Middle East.
My latest for The Atlantic, “Stop Feeling Sorry for American Veterans, has posted.
Chamake Mauriene reveals America’s secret to world domination in Pravda.
US Army Special Forces are the best we have at working with far-flung villagers. Are they good enough?
While the United States has some serious problems with policing, we’re not a police state.
Andrew Exum believes the Army should “get rid of all medals not related to valor or campaign-specific service.”
A Reserve Specialist who endorsed Ron Paul’s presidential candidacy in uniform will only be reprimanded, not court martialed.
Sometimes there was no sugar or Splenda for coffee. On chicken wing night, wings were rationed at six per person.
David Frum begins a withering review for The Daily Beast, “Charles Murray’s Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010 is an important book that will have large influence. It is unfortunately not a good book.”
Andrew Exum notes that most analysts who call for military intervention fail to specify the particulars.
What are the contours of “mainstream” religious thought in today’s America?
There are 164 technically acceptable transliterations of the name of Libya’s soon-to-be-former dictator.
Political journalists are asking clumsy, ignorant, and intolerant questions. Film at 11.
So, you want a career in foreign policy field and are weighing your options….
President Obama overruled his top legal advisors in deciding that the Libya operation does not amount to “hostilities” under the War Powers Act.
What ever became of Private Robert H. Lister of the 165th Infantry?
Andrew Bacevich refers to Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice, and Samantha Power as “the Three Harpies.”
The duty to defend “hateful, extremely disrespectful, and enormously intolerant” expression.
Obama Captain America parody: I’m not punching you Gaddafi I’m having a limited humanitarian intervention with your face.
America is about to enter a third war in the Muslim world with no clear idea of the end game.
Many commenters on civil-military relations change their tune according to whose ox is gored.
The Army and its officer corps are becoming increasingly Southern and rural. Is this a bad thing? If so, what can we do about it?