Category Archives: Use of Military Force

De-mystifying war

We here talk about war a lot, but it strikes me that many of our readers are not familiar with war. Yes, you read about it in the history books, and there’s a definition in the dictionary, and for many … Continue reading

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As the drums were beaten to War

2016 marked the Centenary year of the Somme, a battle that took a million men off this place during a four month period.   Today marks our entry into World War I, on 2 April 1917, then President Woodrow Wilson … Continue reading

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Perspective on World War I

Interesting article over at Real Clear Defense on the cause and effects of the US entry into World War I.

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Houthi Rebels Fire on US Naval Vessel

They certainly are feeling emboldened, aren’t they?  I wonder how they got that way. As the Krampus noted to us when he sent the link, a few short decades ago– even a few short years ago– the launch sites for … Continue reading

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Use of Military Force

Over at the American Conservative is a good article that reminds us that over the last twenty or so years our discussion has focused on the use of military force and not on the restrained use of military force in … Continue reading

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