Trump’s Pivot in Afghanistan – A Reality Check

Now President Trump, in what was his most lauded speech since he announced his run for president, has committed an unspecified number of new soldiers to the fight and the United States to a new strategy in Afghanistan.  Inevitably, his critics on the left and even some on the right questioned the wisdom of this, given that the sixteen-year Afghan campaign makes it America’s longest war and one that we’ve lost because roughly 50% of the country is now in the hands of our enemies.

By | 2017-08-30T13:10:08+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Islam, Islam and the West, News From the Front, Resurgent Islam, United States of America, War on Terror|Comments Off on Trump’s Pivot in Afghanistan – A Reality Check

Behind North Korea Lurks Iran, China, Russia, and All Militant Islam

Today our enemies are many and diverse, composed of Asian dictators and stateless Muslim terrorists. And they are unified in their long-sought goal of conquering the West. Has this suddenly changed? 

Is John Bolton the Difference Trump Needs?

Bolton proposes, in what could be read as a letter to the Trump Administration, a way-forward after the defeat of ISIS.  While his recommendations are fraught with peril, they are, in my opinion, irrefutably correct.

Let the Jihadis’ Civil War Rage

The historian Tacitus recorded an event where a first century Roman general, stationed in Gaul on the west side of the Rhine, witnessed a massive battle between two waring German tribes which left thousands of dead across the river.

Cleaning Up Obama’s Wartime Messes – 5 Moves Trump Can Make to Succeed

In early April of this year, at a joint news conference with King Abdullah of Jordan, Trump said Syria is now his responsibility, added that Syria had crossed "more than a red line," and that he inherited a worldwide mess and intended to fix it. Predictably, this caused the “destroy-Trump” media, from CNN to the [...]

By | 2017-08-30T06:46:01+00:00 June 6th, 2017|News From the Front, Published Articles, Townhall Magazine, United States of America, War on Terror|Comments Off on Cleaning Up Obama’s Wartime Messes – 5 Moves Trump Can Make to Succeed