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Arming Ukraine: Dubious Logic, Dangerous Consequences (From Forbes) Every U.S. intervention in a foreign conflict begins with a series of rationales aimed at persuading voters that the move makes sense.  Thus it is with Ukraine, where legislators and policymakers are debating whether to provide lethal military assistance.  Much [Read More...]
First An AUMF For ISIS And Then One For Russia The focus in Washington today is on the imminent request by the Obama Administration for a Congressional authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS. This will be the first time since the weeks following September 11 that [Read More...]
U.S. Navy Pursuing Its Own Offset Strategy Led By The Rail Gun The Department of Defense is struggling to define a strategy for recapturing the high ground in military technology and countering the proliferation of so-called anti-access/area denial (A2AD) threats. Senior Pentagon officials acknowledge that the military’s ability to project power and [Read More...]
Search And Rescue: Arab Ally In Fight Against ISIS Demands U.S. Deploy V-22 Osprey (From Forbes) Something unusual happened in December, shortly after a Jordanian fighter pilot whose plane had crashed was captured by ISIS militants in Syria.  The United Arab Emirates, an early participant in the anti-ISIS bombing campaign, said it would cease air operations [Read More...]
Putin Autistic? A Dumb Diagnosis Highlights How Nuclear War Could Happen (From Forbes) Medical experts who review the Pentagon psychological profile of Vladimir Putin unearthed by USA Today this week aren’t going to be impressed.  It’s probably wrong in diagnosing the Russian leader as a victim of autism.  However, it still highlights a [Read More...]
Missile Defense: Time For A New Kill Vehicle Missile defenses deter countries from launching missile attacks and seek to defeat those who do. But the only existing technology designed to protect the American homeland from incoming intermediate- and long-range ballistic missiles today is the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) [Read More...]
Key Member Of Anti-ISIS Coalition Demands U.S. Use V-22 Tiltrotor For Rescues The same day that the world had to confront a new level of barbarism from ISIS in its latest snuff video, it was also revealed that the coalition against this abomination which the Obama Administration had so painstakingly built had [Read More...]
Captain Carter Should Steer His Titanic Department Right At The Iceberg One of the most interesting theories I have ever heard about the sinking of the Titanic is that the liner could have survived if, rather than trying to avoid the collision, Captain Edward John Smith, had steered directly for the [Read More...]
Transforming Education Through Digital And Blended Learning Executive Summary January 2015 — The growth of innovative new personalized learning models is fast becoming the most compelling story in American elementary and secondary education. These instructional models are underway in most parts of the country, utilizing and refining [Read More...]
The Burn Video: Why ISIS Did It (From Forbes) News coverage of the ISIS video featuring immolation of a captured Jordanian pilot has been predictably emotional.  If you haven’t seen the video, you can be excused for assuming that the jihadist group is run by sadistic lunatics.  If you [Read More...]
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