One year ago Friday, the Pentagon rescinded the policy that prevented women from serving in combat roles.
There's a lot of chatter this morning about the big piece above the fold on the front page of today's Washington Post laying out the deep misgivings of many in the military about launching an attack against Syria to punish it for the regime's apparent use of chemical weapons against its own people. These misgivings are of course to be reckoned with.
With budget cuts looming, the Pentagon should focus on adaptability—not just technolgy
Adaptability, not technology, will win the wars of the future.
Everyone is applying the lessons from Michael Lewis's book—even U.S. forces
Everyone is applying the lessons from Michael Lewis's book—even U.S. forces.
ON A SULTRY MORNING in late September, I drove for two hours on the traffic-choked roads north of Cairo to Al Adwa, a Nile Delta town of dusty alleyways, mosques, and crumbling red brick houses. This is where Mohamed Morsi, the president of Egypt, was raised. Morsi left nearly four decades ago, but he returns regularly to visit his younger brothers, who still work the family farm, and to celebrate Islamic holidays.