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Prominent columnist and noted author Austin Bay tackles the nation's issues and foreign affairs from his unique analytic and historically-incisive perspective in a weekly column syndicated by Creators Syndicate. His insightful columns have touched readers throughout Europe, Central America and the Middle East.

Bay's commentaries frequently appear on National Public Radio's Morning Edition program, and he has also appeared as a guest commentator on CNN, C-SPAN, and ABC News Nightline. In the early 1990s, he was a guest columnist with The Houston Chronicle, and has written a military issues and foreign affairs column for The San Antonio Express-News since 1994.

A Few Confirmation Questions for Obama's SecDef Nominee
12/16/2014
Michener Letter About the Necessity of the A-bomb
12/12/2014
A 14th Cavalry Surgeon's Battle of the Bulge
12/12/2014
Putin's Kemlin Losing the Oil Price War -- And That's Good
12/12/2014
As The World Burns, Obama Fires Hagel
12/12/2014
Sherman's March to the Sea: Total Impact Warfare
12/12/2014
Sherman's March to the Sea: Total Impact Warfare
12/12/2014
Mexico's Iguala Massacre: Criminal Gangs and Criminal Government
12/12/2014
The Fall of the Berlin Wall
12/12/2014
Tunisia: From Arab Spring to Carthaginian Summer?
12/12/2014
The Islamic State Decides to Fight for Khobane
12/12/2014
The Wages of Smart Diplomacy
12/12/2014
October 2014 Out of Control? Consider October 1944
12/12/2014
To Defeat the Islamic State Obama Needs Clausewitz, Not Alinsky
12/12/2014
Conditions Stalk Obama's Uncertain Coalition
12/12/2014
Obama's Re-WOT (Revived War on Terror)
12/12/2014
Putin's Strategic Goal: The RUBK
12/12/2014
Vladimir Putin: The Return of the CommuNazi
12/12/2014
The Allies Invade Southern France: Seaports and a Race up the Rhone
12/12/2014
Islamic State's Murderous Excess Is The Road To Its Demise
12/12/2014
Sell French Warships to NATO, Not Russia
12/12/2014
The July Crisis of 1914
12/12/2014
Penalize Putin and His Culpable Kremlin
12/12/2014
Israeli Iron Dome Demonstrates Missile Defense Payoffs
12/12/2014
An Independent Kurdistan: World War I Continues
12/12/2014
Bombs Bursting in Air: America's Airpower Advantage, 1944-2014
12/12/2014
World War One's Next Phase?
12/12/2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's Media Foray
12/12/2014
China-Vietnam Clash Could Spawn New Anti-China Alliance
12/12/2014
D-DAY: Rangers Lead to Way at Pointe du Hoc
12/12/2014
Ukraine's Election and Counter-Offensive a One-Two Punch
12/12/2014
Mamet's Novellas Probe War's Moral Scars and Sacrifice
12/12/2014
Post-Crimea Asian Territorial Disputes Intensify
12/12/2014
Protecting US Security Personnel: Where the Benghazi and Plame Scandals Connect
12/12/2014
Putin's Creeping War of Aggression Will Continue Unless the West Responds
12/12/2014
Japan's Prime Minister Battles Post-World War 2 Constitutional Military Restrictions
12/12/2014
Russian Provocateurs Prepare The Ukrainian Battlefield
12/12/2014
Czar-Commissar Putin's Creeping War Of Aggression
12/12/2014
South Korea Will No Longer Bleed and Bear It
12/12/2014
Fracking Putin's Gas Advantage: War By Other Means in the 21st Century
12/12/2014
Options for Confronting Putin's Three Cold Facts
12/12/2014
South by Southwest: Where Garage Attitude is a Strategic Economic Asset
12/12/2014
In Crimea, Russian Military Maneuver Creates Strategic Facts On The Ground
12/12/2014
In Crimea, Russian Military Maneuver Creates Strategic Facts On The Ground
12/12/2014
The Ukraine East-West Tug of War Isn't Over
12/12/2014
As Venezuela's Gangster Government Blames America
12/12/2014
January-February 1944: The Anzio Idea, The Rapido Reality
12/12/2014
Senate Cyber Security Report Is Damning
12/12/2014
Microsoft Contra Malthus
12/12/2014
De-classified Benghazi Testimony: The Video Didn't Do It
12/12/2014
Tunisia's Arab Spring Three Years On
12/12/2014
South Sudan Needs Another Reconciliation Process
12/12/2014
Secrecy on Life Support: Tapping Kate and William, Targeting Target and Naked Came the NSA
12/12/2014
Mandela as Example: South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission
12/12/2014
The UN Turns to Peacekeeping With Fangs
12/12/2014
Asia Pivot, With A Flinch
12/12/2014
Trust But Verify: Missing in 2013
12/12/2014
Economic Revival Key to Avoiding Strategic Decline
12/12/2014
China's Entrepreneurs: Visible Edge of a Global Revolt?
12/12/2014
The 1983 Euro-Missile Crisis: Last Great Battle of the Cold War?
12/12/2014
America Needs Trustworthy Spies
12/12/2014
NATO's Latest Reinvention
12/12/2014
The 1973 October War Shapes Israel 2013
12/12/2014
China's Toughest Economic Problem Is Political
12/12/2014
The National Security Threat of Big Debt
12/12/2014
The Nairobi Terror Attack: Icons and Images From the Terrorists' War On the Globe
12/12/2014
Time to Tighten up on Security Clearances
12/12/2014
Remembering Salerno, September 1943
12/12/2014
Obama's Smart Diplomacy: Keystone Kops, Emily Litella and Kabuki
12/12/2014
Beyond Obama's Red Line: What Effect Punitive Strikes?
12/12/2014
Rival Visions of Egyptian History Shape Egypt's Civil War
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida's Terror Chatter Exploits Obama's Credibility Gap
12/12/2014
The Manning Conviction
12/12/2014
Gen. Dempsey's Syrian Military Options "No Less Than an Act of War"
12/12/2014
A Tale of Two Spy Scandals
12/12/2014
The Invasion of Sicily 1943: Victory as a Strategic Mistake?
12/12/2014
Finessing Egypt's Second Spring 2013
12/12/2014
Back to the Future: Enrique Pena's Cartel War
12/12/2014
The War Over Blood Ivory
12/12/2014
No Denial on the Nile: Egypt Threatens Ethiopian Dams
12/12/2014
Protests Change Turkey's Political Landscape: A Report From Istanbul
12/12/2014
Remembering the Aleutians "Forgotten Battle"
12/12/2014
System D: Floating Economic Boats Beneath the Surface
12/12/2014
Benghazi Revisited: Pinocchios for the Dead
12/12/2014
The Global Stakes in the Sino-Indian Frozen War
12/12/2014
Cybercrime Morphs Into Cyberwar
12/12/2014
Congo Complexity Will Test U.N. Offensive Peacekeeping
12/12/2014
2013 Boston Terror's 19th-Century Roots
12/12/2014
Margaret Thatcher: The Complete Strategic Warrior
12/12/2014
North Korea's Target List Is a Freudian Slip
12/12/2014
When Chaos Spurs Reconciliation and Peace
12/12/2014
Ides of March Reversal: Obama Vindicates Reagan's SDI
12/12/2014
The Grim Legacy Behind North Korea's Theater of Extortion
12/12/2014
A Kenyan Revolution: Combating Corruption by Phone?
12/12/2014
The Seven Years War and Britain's Passage to India
12/12/2014
Time to Confront Tehran's International Terrorism
12/12/2014
Nuclear Endgame on the Korean Peninsula?
12/12/2014
Stalingrad: 1943 and 2013
12/12/2014
Egypt's Revolution Will Take Decades
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida Franchises Continue Terror War on the World
12/12/2014
Mali: Combat Buys Times for Diplomacy
12/12/2014
Spinning With Mexico's New Gendarmes
12/12/2014
Egypt's Government Must Confront the Genuine Great Satan
12/12/2014
"I'll Gladly Pay You Tuesday for a Hamburger Today"
12/12/2014
Tangled History Snarls China-Japan Island Dispute
12/12/2014
North Korea’s Missile Test Raises Tensions in East Asia
12/12/2014
Felipe Calderon: Mexico's Great Reformer?
12/12/2014
Catalonia's Separatist Catatonia
12/12/2014
The Sino-Indian Border War: 1962-2012
12/12/2014
The Calendar, Body Count and Brinksmanship: The Syrian Death Match Accelerates
12/12/2014
El Alamein and Operation Torch: The Road to Berlin Began in Africa
12/12/2014
The Benghazi Terror Attack: Hard Facts and Fair Questions
12/12/2014
Barack and Mitt: The War for the U.S. Navy Has Just Begun
12/12/2014
Panmunjom, Korea: Where Gangnam Style Meets Gulag Substance
12/12/2014
Is the First Balkan War Really Over?
12/12/2014
China and Japan Talk War
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida's YouTube-era Tet
12/12/2014
Missile Defense Enters the 2012 Presidential Campaign
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida's East African Targets Shoot Back
12/12/2014
South Korean Struggles With Fewer Troops; U.S. Military With Fewer Dollars
12/12/2014
The Eurozone Crisis Continues
12/12/2014
Guadalcanal, Tulagi and Gavutu: American Perseverance in the Summer of '42
12/12/2014
Syria's Explosive Crumbs
12/12/2014
Kony 2012: The Hunt Continues
12/12/2014
Syria's Weapons of Mass Destruction, in Translation
12/12/2014
Mahmoud Jibril's Libyan Miracles
12/12/2014
War of 1812: Waging War With the Navy You Have
12/12/2014
Mexico: A New PRI or the Old PRI in Disguise?
12/12/2014
Cry Wolf, Cry NATO?
12/12/2014
The Debt Monster Still Stalks Greece
12/12/2014
Special Operations Speak: Obama's Worst Nightmare
12/12/2014
Remembering Midway
12/12/2014
Syria and Iran: Major Western Powers Are out to Lunch
12/12/2014
Greece: Mulligan Election, Mulligan Economy
12/12/2014
Chicago Summit: Showcase for a 21st Century NATO?
12/12/2014
China's Dilemma: Berlin Transition or Tiananmen Destruction?
12/12/2014
NAFTA's Evolving NATO?
12/12/2014
Sudan Versus South Sudan: Mixing Volatile Oil, Water and Religion
12/12/2014
Assad's Creeping War of Repression: Turkey Explores Intervention Options
12/12/2014
Syria's Civil War: React, He Said
12/12/2014
The European Union Ups the Anti-Pirate Ante
12/12/2014
Barack's Missile Message to Vladimir
12/12/2014
The Asian Pivot Towards China
12/12/2014
The Taliban's Killing Fields: History 2014?
12/12/2014
The #Falklands War: China Learns From Argentina's Mistakes
12/12/2014
Syria's Counter-Information War
12/12/2014
Mexico's 2012 Election: A Drug Lord Reconquista?
12/12/2014
Greek Fire, Euro-Roulette
12/12/2014
Syria: World War I Continues
12/12/2014
China's Sudan Dilemmas
12/12/2014
Bush Derangement Syndrome a Problem for Obama?
12/12/2014
Nixon's 1972 Trip to China: China's First Modernization?
12/12/2014
Defense Manifesto 2012: Obama Channels Rumsfeld
12/12/2014
Greek Tragedy: Political Effects of a Deep Global Depression
12/12/2014
North Korea: The Kim is Dead, Long Live the Kim
12/12/2014
Holiday Greeting's From Iran: Grim, Cynical and Desperate
12/12/2014
Pearl Harbor and 9-11: Imagination, Deception and Audacity
12/12/2014
Tunisia and Its Islamists: The Revolution, Phase Two
12/12/2014
Failed States, Curtailed States: Terror Versus Crime
12/12/2014
Iran: Armageddon One Day Closer
12/12/2014
Papandreou's Failed Gamble on Democracy
12/12/2014
Greece's Papandreou Gambles on Democracy
12/12/2014
From Arab Spring to Tunisian Fall -- Islamists Enter the School of Democracy
12/12/2014
Tracking Uganda's Lords Resistance Army: The Regional Context
12/12/2014
Arab Spring and the Paradox of American Leadership
12/12/2014
Ambushing Terror: Surprise, the Predator and the ACLU
12/12/2014
Sudanese Genocide Attention Fatigue?
12/12/2014
Iran vs. NATO: The Twilight War in Syria
12/12/2014
Egyptian Islamist Militants Following Khomeini's Script
12/12/2014
From 9/11 to 2011: Al-Qaida's Battle of Blame
12/12/2014
Gadhafi Atrocities Justify Intervention
12/12/2014
Libya 2011: Now Comes the War for Order
12/12/2014
Ataturk: An Intellectual Biography
12/12/2014
America's Strategic Leadership Deficit
12/12/2014
Turkey's Military Resigns
12/12/2014
Libyan War 2011: A Short History
12/12/2014
Syria's Twilight of the Diversions
12/12/2014
An American Military Nightlight in Iraq?
12/12/2014
Reinventing Libya
12/12/2014
Corruption Feeds Crises Worldwide
12/12/2014
Attrition as the Price of Vacillation
12/12/2014
Robert Gates' Blunt Reality
12/12/2014
On the Road to Fatima Gate
12/12/2014
Cyberwarfare -- the Doctrine of Equivalence
12/12/2014
The War Powers Resolution: Obama as Humpty Dumpty
12/12/2014
Libya: Toothless Lawfare Amid Warfare
12/12/2014
Leveraging Bin Laden's Legacy of Failure
12/12/2014
In Praise of American Persistence
12/12/2014
Gadhafi's Five-Front War
12/12/2014
Syria: Father-Son Dictatorship Remains in Vogue
12/12/2014
Into the Fourth Era of Space Exploration
12/12/2014
Gadhafi Shifts Tactics: Pick-up Trucks and Human Shields
12/12/2014
Barack Obama: American Exceptionalist
12/12/2014
Regime Change: Libya
12/12/2014
Gadhafi's Cyrenaica Offensive: A Gift to Dictators
12/12/2014
Calculated Covert Action Against Gadhafi
12/12/2014
Gadhafi's Cult Leaves Libya Bereft
12/12/2014
Iran's Great Fright Fleet: Will Information Warfare Meet Davy Jones' Locker?
12/12/2014
Pharaoh or Freedom: Is an Egyptian Democratic Front Emerging?
12/12/2014
The Pentagon Opts for Economy of Force
12/12/2014
Islamist Mensheviks Versus Islamist Bolsheviks -- Egypt's Next Crisis?
12/12/2014
Moscow's Silent War Explodes
12/12/2014
Tunisia's Remarkable Revolt
12/12/2014
Twenty Years After: Desert Storm's Air War
12/12/2014
As Sudan Divides
12/12/2014
China's Navy Gets Bigger, but Why?
12/12/2014
Season's Greetings From Al-Qaida
12/12/2014
The Change in East Asia
12/12/2014
WikiLeaks' Bottom-Line Revelation
12/12/2014
FBI Wins a GWOT Battle in Portland
12/12/2014
The Korean War Continues
12/12/2014
Brazil Seeks a Larger International Role
12/12/2014
CIA Predator versus ACLU Subpoena: Warfare and Lawfare in the War on Terror
12/12/2014
The Foreign Policy Clash Between Obama and the Next Congress
12/12/2014
America's Evolving Passage to India
12/12/2014
Stopping the Next Stuxnet
12/12/2014
Liu Xiaobo and the War for the Terms of Modernity
12/12/2014
Europe's Terror Alerts: Mumbai Meets Madrid
12/12/2014
China's Turbulent Moment
12/12/2014
Defeating Militant Islamist Ideology
12/12/2014
Turkey's Constitutional Referendum: The Beginning of the End?
12/12/2014
Iraqi Change Vexes Obama
12/12/2014
Sixty Years of War in Korea: "This Kind of War"
12/12/2014
August 1990 and the War for Modernity
12/12/2014
China's Border Patrol
12/12/2014
Pandoran Wars: Living with the Kosovo Precedent
12/12/2014
Iran: War Option on the Table
12/12/2014
Three Windows Into Spydom's World of Mirrors
12/12/2014
Chavez and His Caribbean War
12/12/2014
Terror Bombings in Uganda: A Prelude to Regional War?
12/12/2014
An Afghan Anaconda
12/12/2014
The Opportunity After McChrystal's Relief
12/12/2014
Will Corruption Kill the Euro?
12/12/2014
Haiti After the Quake: Opportunity for Renewal?
12/12/2014
One Year On: Iran's Green Movement Struggles as the Mullahs Make War
12/12/2014
Obama's Crises: From Hope to Cope
12/12/2014
War With North Korea's Orwellian Kim
12/12/2014
Iran Plays for Time
12/12/2014
Winning the Korean Face War
12/12/2014
The Local War on Terror
12/12/2014
The War in Chicago?
12/12/2014
The Land Beyond Chitchat and Oughtta Be
12/12/2014
Has the Cyber-War Begun?
12/12/2014
Nuclear Posturing
12/12/2014
Russia's Czar Wars Aren't Over
12/12/2014
Cyber-Vulnerabilities: American Grid, Chinese Grip
12/12/2014
Obama's Iran Conundrum
12/12/2014
Aftermath of the Iraqi Elections
12/12/2014
The Struggle for Turkey's Soul
12/12/2014
Obama Discovers Iran's Preconditions
12/12/2014
McChrystal's Afghan Offensive
12/12/2014
The Great Search Engine Collides With the Great Firewall
12/12/2014
Iran: Bombast, Revolt and Bombs
12/12/2014
Aiding Haiti
12/12/2014
Corruption: The Global Disease
12/12/2014
American Cyber-Security
12/12/2014
Two Big Stories in 2010
12/12/2014
The Wages of Weakness
12/12/2014
Peace, Justice and the Lord's Resistance Army
12/12/2014
Predator War
12/12/2014
Cooling Hugo Chavez
12/12/2014
Triangulating Afghanistan
12/12/2014
On Cyber War
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida's Prospects
12/12/2014
Hasan's Treason
12/12/2014
Cracking the Berlin Wall
12/12/2014
Building an Army Under Fire
12/12/2014
What Kind of Action in the World Justifies a Nobel Peace Prize?
12/12/2014
Afghanistan's Changing Battleground
12/12/2014
Sudan's Simmering North-South War
12/12/2014
Obama Lets Sphere of Influence Trump Sphere of Security
12/12/2014
SOF Targets and Soft Targets
12/12/2014
Don't Damage the First Line of Defense
12/12/2014
Two Septembers: 1939 and 2001
12/12/2014
Seventy Years After the Hitler-Stalin Pact
12/12/2014
Mexico's Complex Free Trade Initiative
12/12/2014
Strategic Twitter
12/12/2014
Russo-Georgia One Year On: From Reset to Repeat?
12/12/2014
Remembering a Hungarian Freedom Fighter
12/12/2014
Mumbai's Surprising Aftermath
12/12/2014
China's Strategic Challenges Go Well Beyond the Uighurs
12/12/2014
Here Be Dragons: Patrolling Nowhere in the 21st Century
12/12/2014
Iran in Limbo
12/12/2014
Ballistic Missile Defense Dependence Day
12/12/2014
Identifying Domestic Terrorists
12/12/2014
Cyber Warfare: The Gray Zone Narrows
12/12/2014
Sri Lanka's Bitter Endgame
12/12/2014
Recalling May 1989
12/12/2014
Epidemic of Fear
12/12/2014
Grab the Planet by the Throat ...
12/12/2014
Legalistic Nonsense Thwarts Anti-Pirate and Anti-Terror Efforts
12/12/2014
Secretary Gates' Defense Budget Proposals
12/12/2014
Japan Rewrites North Korea's Script
12/12/2014
Flash Mobs, Tea Parties and Tocqueville
12/12/2014
The North Korean Tangle
12/12/2014
Obama Pulls Out, Polemically
12/12/2014
A Hotel in Babylon
12/12/2014
Kosovo's Birthday Beyond the Balkans
12/12/2014
Afghanistan's Wicked Problems
12/12/2014
Obama and Iraq's Emerging Victory
12/12/2014
Obama Orbits: Satellites and Space Weapons
12/12/2014
Machiavelli, Joint Forces Command and Mexico
12/12/2014
When the Human Shield Slips
12/12/2014
The Next Future: Money in Both Doom and Boom
12/12/2014
Behind the Colombia - Ecuador - Venezuela Border Fracas
12/12/2014
War Stories and Cameras
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida's Fading Victory: The Madrid Precedent
12/12/2014
Super Sunday: Did Europe Dodge a War?
12/12/2014
On Assassinating Freedom
12/12/2014
Fidel Castro's Painfully Long Finale
12/12/2014
Grisly Information
12/12/2014
Speedboat Bluff in the Persian Gulf
12/12/2014
Halting Kenya's Chaotic Spiral
12/12/2014
What Is Peace?
12/12/2014
From Kosovo War to Cold War?
12/12/2014
Mexico's Cartel War: Year Three
12/12/2014
Nexus and Eve of Destruction: Lessons in Change
12/12/2014
Mumbai: The Terrorists' Gambit
12/12/2014
Mexico's Cartel War: Calderon in the Cauldron
12/12/2014
The Pirates of Puntland
12/12/2014
Background to the Iraqi-U.S. Security Agreements
12/12/2014
Obama's Great Expectations Encounter Sudan
12/12/2014
Eastern Congo's Graveyard of Good Intentions
12/12/2014
War -- or Crime -- in Cyberspace
12/12/2014
The Counter-Terror Raid on Sukkariyah, Syria
12/12/2014
The International Crisis Testing Obama’s Mettle
12/12/2014
The Next President's Iraq War
12/12/2014
Into AFRICOM
12/12/2014
Historians at War: The Decision to Disband
12/12/2014
The Media's Trillion-Dollar Question
12/12/2014
Bin Laden's Slow Rot
12/12/2014
Time to Go Nuclear
12/12/2014
Tsar Wars Versus Star Wars
12/12/2014
Crime and Warfare: An Anatomy of Terror
12/12/2014
The Russo-Georgia War's Dire Diplomatic Aftermath
12/12/2014
"Rheostat Warfare": An Interview With Gen. David Petraeus
12/12/2014
Challenges of the Muslim World: Oil, Testosterone and War
12/12/2014
Iraqi Victory, Defeat for McCain?
12/12/2014
Darfur's J'Accuse!
12/12/2014
Obama's War Change: Hope for Iraq?
12/12/2014
The Hard Thing of Democracy
12/12/2014
The State Department Confronts the Synergy Crisis
12/12/2014
Mugabe the Obscene
12/12/2014
Behind Gates' Decision to Fire Up the Air Force
12/12/2014
The Cluster Behind the Cluster Munitions Ban
12/12/2014
Iraqi Democracy, Two Years On
12/12/2014
Memorial Day 2008
12/12/2014
Limited Options in Burma
12/12/2014
Michael Yon's "Moment of Truth in Iraq"
12/12/2014
Darfur: Facing the Peacekeeping Conundrum
12/12/2014
Consequences: A Rapid US Military Withdrawal From Iraq
12/12/2014
Back to Basra: Challenging the Blunderbusses
12/12/2014
Food Crisis: The Maze Behind Maize
12/12/2014
Petreaus' Anaconda
12/12/2014
Whittling Away at Sadr
12/12/2014
Avoiding Surprise
12/12/2014
A Revolution In Diplomatic Affairs
12/12/2014
Afghanistan Six Years on
12/12/2014
The Petraeus-Crocker Testimony
12/12/2014
Strategic Patience
12/12/2014
Gen. Petraeus' Pivotal Report
12/12/2014
Preparing for the Hard Facts of Hurricanes
12/12/2014
The United Nation Returns to Iraq
12/12/2014
The Latest Mexican War
12/12/2014
Baghdad Clock, Washington Clock
12/12/2014
The Interagency Illness
12/12/2014
Iraqi Withdrawal: Seven Scenarios
12/12/2014
When Cheap Products Kill: Emerging Global Trade Regulations
12/12/2014
A Second Falklands?
12/12/2014
Palestine's Crooks And Kooks
12/12/2014
From Russian Tantrum to Collective Missile Defense
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida Fails Sexual Politics
12/12/2014
How Many Ground Troops Does the United States Need?
12/12/2014
Counter-Insurgency and "The Single Narrative"
12/12/2014
From Surge to Sustain
12/12/2014
Exploiting Al-Qaida's Weaknesses
12/12/2014
Ending Darfur's Genocide
12/12/2014
An Armed Liberal Asks the Iraqi People About U.S. Withdrawal
12/12/2014
"Give 'em Hooey" Surrenders
12/12/2014
An ABM for Europe?
12/12/2014
A Quiet Step Forward for the Rule of Law
12/12/2014
Maliki's Political and Economic Bullet
12/12/2014
Iran's Latest Hostage Gamble
12/12/2014
Growing Condemnation for Mugabe's Regime
12/12/2014
Iraq's Accomplishments in Perspective
12/12/2014
Meanwhile, Back in Afghanistan
12/12/2014
The Next Steps in Iraqi Economic Reform
12/12/2014
The Real News Behind "The Surge"
12/12/2014
Time to Fix the Great American Failure
12/12/2014
The Age of Proximity
12/12/2014
The Battle of Najaf, 2007
12/12/2014
Potholes Swallowing Martyrs
12/12/2014
The Quest for Kosovo's "Final Status"
12/12/2014
The Terrorists' Tet
12/12/2014
Goodwill and Armed Vigilance
12/12/2014
"Look On My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair!"
12/12/2014
TR's Big Stick: The Great White Fleet's Voyage
12/12/2014
An India-U.S. Alliance?
12/12/2014
"Unified Action" in the 21st Century's War for Modernity
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida's Emerging Defeat
12/12/2014
Manned and Unmanned in the Air
12/12/2014
On Signing a Bomb
12/12/2014
A Diplomacy of Neighborhoods
12/12/2014
War and Peace With Cultural Anthropologists
12/12/2014
The PKK's Dream
12/12/2014
Recognizing the Armenian Genocide
12/12/2014
Five Years On
12/12/2014
From Rwanda To Darfur
12/12/2014
The CBS Ambush
12/12/2014
Why Censor Disney?
12/12/2014
The Guns of August, the Missiles, Rockets and IEDs of July
12/12/2014
The Aftermath: Hezbollah's Looming Loss
12/12/2014
Ballistic Missile Defense in an Era of Terrorism
12/12/2014
Lose Face, Face Sanctions: China's Lesson to North Korea
12/12/2014
Debunking Tarted Up Horror Tales
12/12/2014
The North Korean Missiles Behind The Elvis Summit
12/12/2014
Will Islamo-fascism follow anarchism�s path?
12/12/2014
Halting Rocket Fire From Hijacked States
12/12/2014
The Mumbai Terrorist Attack
12/12/2014
Zarqawi's Death: An Important Opportunity for New Iraq
12/12/2014
From Cold War Containment to "A Forward Strategy for Freedom"
12/12/2014
The Axis of Abuse
12/12/2014
Somalia's Chaotic Battlefield
12/12/2014
Bush's Suprise Visit to Baghdad
12/12/2014
When Iran's Genocidal Mullahs Think the Unthinkable
12/12/2014
Europe's Specter: A Ghost of Its Former Self?
12/12/2014
George Clooney's Darfur Dilemmas
12/12/2014
ANN: The Astonishing News Network
12/12/2014
Solving the Border's "Baby Predicament"
12/12/2014
The "Difficult Dimensions" of Immigration and Border Security
12/12/2014
Bin Laden's Latest Rant: The Darfur Genocide as Holy War
12/12/2014
"The Euston Manifesto": Principled Left Considers War On Terror
12/12/2014
The Quiet War Against Muqtada Sadr
12/12/2014
News of the Nation-State's Demise May Be Very Premature
12/12/2014
Remembering Saddam's Slow War
12/12/2014
Holding the Dictators Accountable
12/12/2014
The U.N. Human Rights Council: What's in a Name Change?
12/12/2014
Rushdie, Danish Cartoons and Free Expression
12/12/2014
Declassified Al-Qaida Documents: Jihad, with Medical Benefits
12/12/2014
Haiti: Clinton's Photo-Op War a Lesson for the War on Terror
12/12/2014
Palestine's Hamas Government: Old Radicalism or New Pragmatism?
12/12/2014
The Mullah's Quest, The Mullah's Fear
12/12/2014
A Week of Leaks: Options for the Long War
12/12/2014
"Canadian Military" an Oxymoron?
12/12/2014
The Looming Tower: Egyptian Ideological Origins of Al-Qaida
12/12/2014
Operation Call Home
12/12/2014
The Book List: Adding Depth to the Headlines
12/12/2014
Saddam's Conviction
12/12/2014
From "The Beirut Spring" to Toppling Assad
12/12/2014
Iraq's War of Perception: "Who is Jamil Hussein?"
12/12/2014
Reconciliation, from Vietnam to Iraq
12/12/2014
James Baker and the Desert Storm Legacy
12/12/2014
A Return to the New York Times' Swift Disaster
12/12/2014
Kennedy and Robertson: Burned by Hot Buttons
12/12/2014
Al-Qaida's Narrative of Doubt
12/12/2014
A Strategic Lunch with Mr. Rumsfeld
12/12/2014
Steyn's "America Alone"
12/12/2014
China's Moment of Choice
12/12/2014
Return to What?
12/12/2014
Military and Natural Disasters
12/12/2014
Light Water Shell Game
12/12/2014
The Friction of War
12/12/2014
Continuing the Democratic Surge
12/12/2014
Waging Peace
12/12/2014
'Thank God for the Atomic Bomb'
12/12/2014
Is Iraq Ready for Democracy?
12/12/2014
'Soldiering' -- Korea, Vietnam and Safe Places
12/12/2014
Securing Terror Target No. 1
12/12/2014
The Jihadists' War on Tourism
12/12/2014
The Palestinian Civil War Has Left the Alleys Moved to the Streets
12/12/2014
Al Qaeda's Information War
12/12/2014
Modern Slavery
12/12/2014
Why the Long War Must Be Won
12/12/2014
Austin Returns to Baghdad
12/12/2014
A Look Back at V-E Day
12/12/2014
Chirac, Political Dead Man Talking
12/12/2014
The DIME Ballet
12/12/2014
Newsweek Meets 21st Century War
12/12/2014
Armor Amour -- Suddenly The Beltway Loves Tanks
12/12/2014
Mugabe, Thug on the Loose
12/12/2014
The Next Failed State
12/12/2014
Bolton the UN Reformer
12/12/2014
The "Iraqi Tet" Fantasy
12/12/2014
Danger on Route Irish
12/12/2014
Can the UN be Saved?
12/12/2014
A War We Are Winning
12/12/2014
The Angry Arab Meets the Texas Cowboy
12/12/2014
Lebanon a Battle of Crowds and Cameras for Now
12/12/2014
Bush's Vietnam - NOT!
12/12/2014
The Second VE Day
12/12/2014
The Ground Truth About Ground Zero
12/12/2014
A Bridge Between the Future and the Past
12/12/2014
Where Were the Cameras?
12/12/2014
To Fix Intelligence, Hire Artists and Fire Bureaucrats
12/12/2014
Technology, Democracy and Terror
12/12/2014
The Big Story of 2005 (Someone Tell The New York Times)
12/12/2014
A Sunday in Iraq
12/12/2014
Tne Great Revolt Continues
12/12/2014
Saddam's Henchmen Cast Their Votes
12/12/2014
Will Chirac Fiddle While Paris Burns?
12/12/2014
"Let's Kill All the Lawyers"
12/12/2014
Sharon's Historic Gamble
12/12/2014
The Challenge of the South Asia Tsunami
12/12/2014
21st Century Piracy: Long John Isn't Long gone
12/12/2014
The Dirty Work of the Beltway Clerks
12/12/2014
The Fear Market is Down
12/12/2014
Democratic Revolutions Slow, Painfully Incremental Miracles
12/12/2014
Wealth and Democracy in Iraq
12/12/2014
Zaraqawi's Losing Strategy
12/12/2014
Back Home, Safe, and Enlightened
12/12/2014
The New Greatest Generation
12/12/2014
Touted National Intelligence Estimate Out of Date
12/12/2014
Money Is Ammo in Iraq
12/12/2014
"Surprise, Security and the American Experience"
12/12/2014
The Threat of Chemical Attacks From Sea
12/12/2014
The Danger of Agro-terror
12/12/2014
Deception and Warfare
12/12/2014
The Awkward Killer
12/12/2014
Bob Kerrey: On Iraq and Democracy
12/12/2014
The Silver-Lining of Abu Ghraib
12/12/2014
UNSCAM
12/12/2014
Everyone Is Part of the War
12/12/2014
Success is Up to the People of Iraq
12/12/2014
Fallujah Islamo-fascists Meet The Marines
12/12/2014
Cyprus In or Out or Both?
12/12/2014
The Myth of Oil for Food
12/12/2014
Saddam's Trial, the Antidote for the Poison in Iraq
12/12/2014
Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Liar, or Victim of the Bush Administration?
12/12/2014
How Much Political Will?
12/12/2014
The Big Picture Behind the Assassination of Yassin
12/12/2014
The Threats to Democracy in Iraq
12/12/2014
Al Qaeda, Sewer Rats, and the "Reconquista"
12/12/2014
Everyone's A Critic
12/12/2014
Viral Terror
12/12/2014
"Ground Truth"
12/12/2014
Sunni vs. Shia: The Rich Boys' Plan
12/12/2014
Mad How Disease: An American Strategic Weakness
12/12/2014
The World is Al Qaeda's Battlefield
12/12/2014
2004's Most Important Issue
12/12/2014
"Wait"
12/12/2014
"Meanwhile, back in North Korea..."
12/12/2014
The Coming Arab Revolt
12/12/2014
Ending the Reactionaries' Reign of Terror
12/12/2014
House of Saud Fighting for Survival
12/12/2014
Ukraine and the Russian Wish to Return to Super-Power Status
12/12/2014
Continuing the War On Terror
12/12/2014
Peaceful Guidance in a World of War
12/12/2014
Arafat's True Legacy
12/12/2014
Bullets, Money, Ballots
12/12/2014
October's Most Important Election
12/12/2014
The Trials and Tribulations of Zarqawi
12/12/2014
Flu and Smallpox the Ignored WMD
12/12/2014
Hot and Hotter: Security Challenges in 2004
12/12/2014
Reporting on the Real Iraq
12/12/2014
Give the U.S. GIs the Nobel Peace Prize
12/12/2014
Cascading Effects of Saddam's Capture
12/12/2014
The Ace of Spades in the Baathist Ratpack Behind Bars
12/12/2014
What is the Score in Iraq?
12/12/2014
Burundi Bleeds While the First World Ignores the Bleeding
12/12/2014
European Fat Cats Lack Will and Courage
12/12/2014
Twaddle from the Axis of Neville
12/12/2014
Hooey, Hogwash and Malarkey from the Critics of the Iraq War
12/12/2014
The War for Brainpower
12/12/2014
Getting It Done Under The Gaze Of Peter Jennings
12/12/2014
Getting It Done Under The Gaze Of Peter Jennings
12/12/2014
"Walk Back the Cat" -- Third in a series on intel assessments and Iraq
12/12/2014
"Walk back the cat" Part II
12/12/2014
"Walk back the cat"
12/12/2014
A Victory For the Civilized
12/12/2014
Conservative Lead Liberation of Iraq Unacceptable for Liberals
12/12/2014
Perseverance Will Defeat Terrorism
12/12/2014
America's Trump Card
12/12/2014
A War We Are Winning
12/12/2014
Why Didn't Amin Rot and Die in Jail?
12/12/2014
Will We a Have Deterrent for a Future Nuclear Attack?
12/12/2014
Michener Letter About the Necessity of the A-bomb
12/12/2014
Jemaah Islamiya (AKA Al Qaeda) Alive and Kicking in Southeast Asia
12/12/2014
An Intelligence Failure with Catastrophic Consequences
12/12/2014
Iraq Isn't Vietnam
12/12/2014
Congo Tragedy
12/12/2014
Liberian Chaos
12/12/2014
Democratization is a Messy Business
12/12/2014
Anatomy of an Ambush
12/12/2014
Bad Month for Diplomats
12/12/2014
"Let's say you survived the nerve gas..."
12/12/2014
Why the Dictators Hate the U.S.
12/12/2014
The Need for Missile Defense
12/12/2014
Remember Afghanistan?
12/12/2014
Mr. Kim's Neighborhood
12/12/2014
Does Accounting For Saddam's WMD Matter?
12/12/2014
Bug Kicks Tiger
12/12/2014
Garner's Media Woes: When Will They Learn
12/12/2014
What Does the Quick Victory Bring?
12/12/2014
After the Bullets Comes the Re-Building
12/12/2014
Urban Judo
12/12/2014
Just Give CENTCOM a Chance
12/12/2014
What's going on inside Iraq's high command?
12/12/2014
How long will the war last? Who knows, but here's a guess.
12/12/2014
Military Synergism Meets Baghdad
12/12/2014
Squeezing Baghdad
12/12/2014
Rolling to Baghdad
12/12/2014
Twelve Years, Seven Months and No More Counting
12/12/2014
Saddam's Victims
12/12/2014
Iraq March 2003, What Happens Next?
12/12/2014
The Mother of All Debates?
12/12/2014
The Formula for Hell in the 21st Century
12/12/2014
Will the U.N. Become the League of Nations?
12/12/2014
To Explore, or Not To Explore, That Is The Question.
12/12/2014
Know Your Enemy
12/12/2014
Iraq: The Fighting Never Stopped
12/12/2014
United Nation's Credibility: Torn, Ripped, and Shredded
12/12/2014
What the US Needs is a Liberal Hawk
12/12/2014
Can the U.S. Handle both Korea and Iraq?
12/12/2014
The Christmas Rush
12/12/2014
Little Wars Cripple Small Countries in Big Ways
12/12/2014
McDonalds: the Best Weapon Against Terrorism
12/12/2014
Peace and Security Breed Prosperity: A Lesson from Uganda
12/12/2014
Lighting the Entrepreneurial Fire in the Third World
12/12/2014
The BBC Weapon of Mass Instruction
12/12/2014
U.S. Good Cops - Bad Cops
12/12/2014
Al Qaeda Fighting American Robots
12/12/2014
Zimbabwe the Next Genocidal Killing Field
12/12/2014
North Korea's Nuclear Revelations
12/12/2014
Baghdad the Day After: Revisited
12/12/2014
Is a Coup Possible in Iraq?
12/12/2014
McDermott and Bonior the Neville Chamberlains of Our Time
12/12/2014
An Islamic Reformation
12/12/2014
Osama bin Laden's Unintended Legacy
12/12/2014
9/11: Images We Cannot and Should not Forget
12/12/2014
America's Vacation is Over
12/12/2014
Iraq - No Discipline, No Loyalty, No Win
12/12/2014
Mud, the Crusader and Inter-Service Distrust
12/12/2014
Homeland Security: Security versus Liberty
12/12/2014
Homeland Security: Offense as Homeland Defense
12/12/2014
Homeland Security: Disseminating the Information, No Easy Task
12/12/2014
Homeland Security: Defending Infrastructure
12/12/2014
Homeland Security: Role of the Individual American Citizen
12/12/2014
The Eagle's and the Bear's Relationship Redefined
12/12/2014
Remembering the Atlantic Charter
12/12/2014
A Full Report on Operation Anaconda -- America's First Battle of the 21st Century.�A Complete�After Action Interview with COL Weircinski
12/12/2014
Q & A With An Anaconda Vet
12/12/2014
World Cup Soccer a Reflection of Global Affairs
12/12/2014
What Do Mating Dinosaurs and Merging Government Agencies Have In Common?
12/12/2014
Triggering War on the Sub-Continent
12/12/2014
Bingo Games and Toasted Muffins
12/12/2014
Investigating 9-11
12/12/2014
Enemies Beware, "Transformation" of Democracy's Arsenal
12/12/2014
What Can Solve the Palestinian Problem? Money!
12/12/2014
Invasion Iraq
12/12/2014
The Curious State of Iran
12/12/2014
Baghad, the Morning After
12/12/2014
Babies, Shekels and Bullets
12/12/2014
Iraqi Blood Money
12/12/2014
"Thinking Red"
12/12/2014
"Micro-development" Offers New Hope in Third World Countries
12/12/2014
Anti-Americans Struggle to Find Their Voice After 9-11
12/12/2014
A Long and Difficult War
12/12/2014
Daniel Pearl's Murder Reinforces West's Sense of Purpose.
12/12/2014
Africa's "Slobo"
12/12/2014
"French Hiss"
12/12/2014
List of Horrors
12/12/2014
The Legal Limbo at Guantanamo
12/12/2014
The Philippines Is No Afghanistan
12/12/2014
What Is Still Keeping Donald Rumsfeld Up Late At Night? - It Isn't Letterman.
12/12/2014
Somalia: Planet's Foremost "Failed State"
12/12/2014
Pray for the Best, Prepare for the Worst
12/12/2014
Indian and Pakistani Hostilities Rekindled
12/12/2014
Arafat's Uncertain Future
12/12/2014
On to Baghdad or Somalia or Yemen or ...
12/12/2014
So what comes after the caves?
12/12/2014
The Millennial War Is Clearly a Fight for the Future
12/12/2014
Bolton's List of The Evil, The Bad and The Ugly
12/12/2014
The Diplomacy of Battlefield Victory
12/12/2014
The "Chit-Chat" Class Loses Patience with the War
12/12/2014
Humanitarian Aid Critical to Success of US's War on Terrorism
12/12/2014
Homeland Defense From the Frontlines
12/12/2014
High Noon in Afghanistan: The SOF and Osama Shoot It Out
12/12/2014
"HA and HE"
12/12/2014
Why Afghanistan Will Topple Itself
12/12/2014
Target. Besiege. Strike.
12/12/2014
War On Terrorism Will Take Guts
12/12/2014
The World Trade Center Attack 21st Century Pearl Harbor
12/12/2014
World Festival of Hate Rhetoric and Inflammatory Theatrics
12/12/2014
Operation Essential Harvest, NATO Brings Gun Control to the Balkans
12/12/2014
The Tangled Web of Terrorism
12/12/2014
Lost Boy Tommy Must Bid Bye-Bye to Slick Willie Pan's Never Never Land
12/12/2014
An End to the Korean War, Wishful Thinking?
12/12/2014
August the Month of Saddam Hussein
12/12/2014
"Cool Hand" Putin
12/12/2014
The End of the Two War Strategy
12/12/2014
HEY! Get that marine out of my backyard!
12/12/2014
Milosevic Did The Crime, But Will He Do The Time?
12/12/2014
Shinseki's Berets Endanger Medium Brigade
12/12/2014
NATO Expansion, Anchorage for Emerging Democracies
12/12/2014
"Royal Air Force may recruit Luftwaffe pilots." It isn't a Joke but European Leadership is.
12/12/2014
Ground Pounders vs. Smart Bombs: Lessons from Macedonia
12/12/2014
Hope for the Political Football (Better Known as sub-Saharan Africa) of the Left and Right
12/12/2014
Are Californians Stupid?
12/12/2014
The International Fallout of Foot and Mouth Disease
12/12/2014
Playing the Bad Guy is Fun and Infomative!
12/12/2014
ABM Treaty Bites the Dust
12/12/2014
China's Imitation Media
12/12/2014
Rogue Voyage of a 21st Century African Slave Ship
12/12/2014
China's Boistrous Borders
12/12/2014
The USA is China's Devil du Jour
12/12/2014
It's a Cold Snap, No Cold War
12/12/2014
What's Keeping Donald Rumsfeld Up Late At Night?
12/12/2014

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