Will This Year Be Like 1958 or 1968?

1958 and 1968 are two momentous years in American history. 2020 could be like one of them. Let’s hope it’s closer to 1958 than revolutionary ’68.

After Action Report: Cyber Peace With Russia?

I cut through the partisan miasma and actually perform a cost/benefit analysis of Putin’s proposed joint-Russian-U.S. cyber warfare unit.

Deter & Reassure: America’s Best Defense Strategy

For the entirety of the Obama Administration, the United States has engaged in a foreign policy oriented around cooperating with its adversaries and accommodating them, in order to bring about an international order to that eschews the pitfalls of the 19th century concert of powers or 20th century balance-of-power schemes. President Obama’s foreign policy has yielded terrible results. This essay argues for increased defense spending and enhanced military capabilities, in order to deter American foes and reassure American friends.