Deliberately Destroying America’s Soul

At the U.S. Army War College’s 16th Annual Strategy Conference last week, a senior Department of Defense strategist defined U.S. “Grand Strategy” as the export of freedom and democracy. He added that the U.S. military would play a huge role in implementing the strategy. In short, and to paraphrase, the official said: “Get ready, soldiers, … Continue reading “Deliberately Destroying America’s Soul”

Toward a Sensible Israel Policy

"There is nothing too dangerous to talk about." Spoken by the actor who plays Stephen Hopkins, Rhode Island’s member of the Continental Congress, in the musical 1776, I have long thought the phrase should be added to the Great Seal of the United States. Historically, Americans have taken these words as a guide. When they … Continue reading “Toward a Sensible Israel Policy”

Accountability: Why Not Start at the Top?

The word “accountability” is always bandied about in Washington as the solution for the woes brought on America by the current governing generation. Impassioned calls for accountability from presidents, senators, congressman, as well as media, academic, and social elites are heard whenever disaster hits America. The accountability police then swing into gear and invariably fail … Continue reading “Accountability: Why Not Start at the Top?”