This piece, originally at American Greatness, argues that containment is the only sure way to deal with Iran.
The Way Forward Is Up
“The United States is beset by enemies who mean to destroy us at all costs. We cannot wage war against everyone at once. But, we can keep these forces at bay by making it impossible for them effectively to reach us through an ICBM or other nuclear strike. It’s time to deploy space-based missile defense.”
Risk Assessment: Space Based Weapons
“The United States needs space-based weapons to protect against nuclear-armed and aggressive Rogue States, such as Iran and North Korea.”
After Action Report: Ceasefire in Syria?
No ceasefire can exist in Syria until all parties recognize the outsized role that Iran plays in the conflict.
Is the U.S.-Saudi Arms Deal the End of Syria As We Know It?
Erik Khzmalyan writes, “In the end, it is the proxy countries that pay the price for the mistakes made by external powers. In this case, we might see Syria disappear from the world map in a century that so hopelessly claimed that geopolitics is a thing of the past.”
Iraq: A War in Three Acts
As the 14th anniversary of the Iraq War passes us by, I reflect on the geopolitical implications of the ill-fated war over at American Greatness.
The Islamic State Strikes Germany; European Officials Slow to Respond
On July 19 a Hong Kong family was traveling on a train in southern Germany when they were attacked by a 17 year-old Afghan (of Pashtun origin) wielding an axe, intent on killing them in the name of the Islamic State.
No, the Islamic State Is Not On the Run
In light of the most recent Islamic State terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, I provide a critical assessment of the ongoing U.S. war efforts against the self-described Islamic State. To put it mildly: IT AIN’T PRETTY FOR US (but the next POTUS can fix it)!