Tag Archives: Counter-terrorism

The Constitution is Not a Suicide Pact

Those words are variously attributed to Abraham Lincoln or Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson. I think this quote is germane in light of yesterday’s White House Conference on countering Jihadist terrorism recruiting propaganda. The problems are clear. “We’re being outdone … Continue reading

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Terrorism's End

  One of the main themes of The Cost of Empire is that we are usually designing our military to fight the last war. A new report from the Rand Corporation says that the only way we will be able to … Continue reading

Posted in Defense Policy, Foreign Policy, Innovation, Iraq War, Islam, Military Spending, Politics, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , | 77 Comments