Category Archives: Diplomacy

Diplomacy Round Up

Around the world of diplomacy, some good news! From America’s most effective diplomats, after Redlegs, a dash of awesome: “‘No Second Guesses:’ Selfridge Pilots Share Story of Emergency Landing” There’s an old saying in the Air Force: Any landing you … Continue reading

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Ignoring Relevant Information

Austin Bay offers this opinion on the current application of American power against Kim Jong-Un. Did you see or read any of these news stories referenced in the opinion? Or, was your newsfeed caught up in the cluck-fest of Diplomat … Continue reading

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Hawaii Under the Gun?

Yes. Alaska too, I believe. Stand by for high winds and heavy seas. I certainly hope this does not go catastrophic, but I earnestly hope and desire that this country and her allies can de-fang the rogue state of North Korea. … Continue reading

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War Sycophants and ROTC Kids

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Tom Ricks lecture at Arizona State University.  In his retirement as a defense reporter he is a Fellow at Center on the Future of War.  He currently writes the Foreign Policy Blog: … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Air Force, Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, China, Diplomacy, Friends & Allies, Marine Corps, Mattis, NATO, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Lost in the 50s, or Something

Seems like the 1950s are hip and with it again. Are the parallels valid? Michael Totten reviews Ike’s PhD seminar in foreign affairs. And he thought Montgomery was bad! Thank goodness, then, for Hudson Institute senior fellow Michael Doran’s valiant … Continue reading

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State Department Leadership Vacancies

While the chattering classes gasp and wheeze, I view this as a positive development: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s job running the State Department just got considerably more difficult. The entire senior level of management officials resigned Wednesday, part of … Continue reading

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Birthright Citizenship

This post is in response to a question raised by our fellow alum and master educator (not kidding – he’s won an award for his teaching – belated congrats Prof!) MikeB. The question posed was: “…[W]ould you consider ending ‘birthright … Continue reading

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