Authorizing Force for Future Military Operations By Mark Pomerleau September 3, 2014 | The Epoch Times The argument several scholars have made against the current administration’s reliance on this sixty word authorization for counterterrorism is that several terrorist groups today did not exist in 2001 and therefore would or should… Read More ›
Analysis: Iraq Campaign Continues as Obama Frames War Footing By Zachary Fryer-Biggs August 22, 2014 | IHS Jane’s 360 Meanwhile, Obama could invoke the 2001 AUMF again before the 60 days has elapsed, giving him added flexibility to continue the strikes. Still, thus far the administration is citing possible genocide… Read More ›
Experts argue Iraq woes should lead to new strategy in Afghanistan By Susan Crabtree August 14, 2014 In light of Iraq‘s current problems, some national security experts thinkPresident Obama should rethink his exit strategy in Afghanistan. Moderate voices in the national security community have begun to urge President Obama to reconsider imposing a firm draw-down… Read More ›
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Saudi Arabia Vs. Iran… Here’s Why January 4, 2016 | The Big Picture RT Multiple Middle Eastern states have ended diplomatic ties with Iran after tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran rapidly escalated this weekend. John Bradshaw, NSN’s Executive Director, joins Thom Hartman to dicucss what it means for the… Read More ›
Hyperbole is not a Strategy December 18, 2015 While all the candidates on the Republican debate stage in Las Vegas criticized Democrats on national security issues, very few of them presented anything resembling a clear strategy for tackling the threats facing the United States. Instead, they substituted tough talk, threats,… Read More ›