Will taught me that the most meaningful thing civilians can do for veterans and service members may be to listen to their stories of service.
After 18 years, thousands of casualties, and a price tag that could be as high as $1 trillion, the United States has done all it can in Afghanistan. Instead of finding excuses to stay, it’s time to come home.
Given the ways veterans are routinely portrayed in media coverage and popular culture, we need to correct the common view that military service is psychologically devastating.
The Western dependence on Middle Eastern energy supplies is ever diminishing. Foreign policy should reflect that strategic reality.
Instead of reducing the chance of conflict with Iran, a policy of ‘maximum pressure’ only increases the threat another needless U.S. war in the Middle East.
It appears President Trump is cognizant of the slow drift to war with Iran, and is not very happy about it. Someone needs to remind him who is the president.
Obama’s media echo chamber is hyping Iran’s bluster about U.S. sanctions. But their insistence that the only options are appeasement or war offers a false choice.
The lessons we can learn from Black Hawk Down and the Battle of Mogadishu remain relevant today as we contemplate intervention in Venezuela.
If Washington isn’t careful, we could be a single miscalculation away from a war that would be wholly unjustified and unnecessary to U.S. security.
If mixed messaging in foreign policy is a concern, so is the tendency of Trump’s critics inside and outside the media to create public confusion over the administration’s intent regarding Iran.
Senator Tom Cotton joins Ben Domenech on the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss military service, foreign policy, and the biggest issues in politics today.
By rapidly outproducing ships and focusing on aircraft carriers rather than fancy battleships, the U.S. Navy dominated the Germany and Japanese fleets.
If we hope to finally reach the day American troops can pack up their belongings and come back to their families, Washington must start viewing the war with clear eyes.
Forty percent of the U.S. budget was invested in bombers, fighters, and transport planes. U.S. Air Forces developed the B-29 bomber, P-51 fighter, and the jet engine.
The raw collection of videos reveals the troops, not as American heroes, but as boys psychologically damaged by the paradox of boredom and battle.
Gabbard threatens the status quo and the never-ending war mentality that enriches the coffers of powerful interests. That’s exactly why she should be heard.
Author and professor Sean McFate explains the “new rules” for military engagement around the world on the Federalist Radio Hour.
The Bladensburg WWI memorial battle is insensitive to the memories of those who paid the ultimate price–people who should be honored more, not less.
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