We revere our troops as warriors. But it's dangerous to believe their mere presence in the Greater Middle East can achieve the miraculous.
The vast majority of senior American military officers are refighting the Vietnam War through the books they read, the scholarship they publish and the policies they continue to pursue in the Greater Middle East.
Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government takes back its offer for the whistleblower to be a visiting fellow, calling it a "mistake."
For five months, there was a daily drumbeat on Russiagate, the theory that Russia put Donald Trump in the White House. Now, the “scandal” has disappeared.
The Democrats’ "Russia-made-Hillary-lose" hysteria has pushed a weakened president toward hawks who support massive U.S. military intervention worldwide. (Pictured, at center, neocon Robert Kagan.)
The Democratic presidential nominee got a pass this summer on her "extremely careless" handling of classified information while secretary of state. But now the FBI is reopening its investigation.
It seems a robust Rolodex with the right global roster, a marquee name and a cultivated geopolitical brand covers a multitude of sins. And that’s precisely the type of firepower that Petraeus brings to the table.