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‘Great Nightfall’ Provides Extraordinary Overview Of Military Challenges Facing America

August 20, 2020 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ Americans who want to better understand the complex threats the United States faces might assume that they need to read at least several books to get the full picture. Indeed, the landscape is complicated. The range of threats today includes cyber, space, nuclear weapons, artificial intelligence-guided weapons, and robots; not to […]

THE VIETNAM SYNDROME: Desert Storm Changed Americans And Their Military

August 26, 2015 by

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By Bill Connor ~ “By God, we’ve kicked the Vietnam syndrome once and for all.” – President George H.W. Bush after victory in Desert Storm On Aug. 2, 1990, Operation “Desert Shield” was declared after Iraqi President Saddam Hussein invaded neighboring Kuwait and stood poised to invade Saudi Arabia. Desert Shield started as the defense […]

War As A Fact Of Life

September 3, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Younger generations can be forgiven if all they know of war is what they have learned in school or seen dramatized on film and television. For most Americans, the Civil War, the two World Wars, and the conflicts in Korea and Vietnam are events that occurred “a long time ago.” For […]

The Tools To Prevent Another World War

January 19, 2014 by

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By James Carafano Ph.D.~ Gavrilo Princip was no sharpshooter. He didn’t have to be. His target passed just feet in front of him. Princip plugged the heir to the Hapsburg throne in the jugular vein. Archduke Franz Ferdinand bled out in his car. That single killing sparked a global slaughter. European security issues had grown […]