Quick Post: Update on “Getting India Right : Recreating the Anglosphere” The Economist Writes on US-India relations The StrategyUnit has recently posted several articles relating to India, with the strongest being “Getting India Right : Recreating the Anglosphere“, where it is...
Spook86’s “In From the Cold” is a blog folks need to check out. Spook86 mentions some possible motives behind Bush Administration’s support for the UAE port deal: From Port Call: Cancelling the port deal could mean the end of U.S. basing...
Introduction Back in November, StrategyUnit wrote on the “War on Drugs” escalation in Mexico and the great danger it poses for US security: The U.S. and its “War on Drugs” is partially the cause of the escalation of the drug war....
QuickPost on QDR Via Oxblog, comes a harsh but truthful critque of the QDR (Quadrennial Defense Review) by two MIT grad students: The Pentagon’s guide to military spending for the next four years will disappoint anyone who believes the U.S. military...
Here’s the weekend reading! Must Read Merkel Speech. German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed an annual security conference declaring: “Looking back to German history in the early 1930s when National Socialism (Nazism) was on the rise, there were many...
Note: Posting has been and will be very light for a 1-2 weeks with work projects due and a vacation trip to Tahoe coming this weekend. As mentioned earlier, article contributions are welcomed. ——————- Introduction While oil, the Middle East and terrorism...
Quick Post on the Iran and Iraq In the Wretchard’s “The Coming of the Bomb” at Belmont Club, he excerpts from the US Army War College’s “Getting Ready For A Nuclear-Ready Iran” monograph: “ ever more nuclear-ready Iran will try...
Introduction Tom Friedman’s recent NYT column, “Axis of Order?”, is a very interesting article not because of its main topic, dealing with Iran, but its recognition that we need to adjust to new realities of the new-core states. In essence,...
Quick Weekend Reading Post (Update 01) Just added: Check out Foreign Policy (Jan/Feb06) on “China Rising” with contribution from Zbigniew Brzezinski, John J. Mearsheimer, Minxin Pei and the like. Definately worth the lengthy read. Victor Davis Hanson’ s “ http://www.nationalreview.com/hanson/hanson200601060804.asp" target="_blank">A Letter...
Quick Posting The Strategic Overview: Tigerhawk’s Update Back in 2003, Den Beste of USS Clueless wrote the greatest touchstone piece on the *Islamofacist war, writting out in a relatively short 20 pages the strategic overview of the war. Today, Tigerhawk writes...