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Innovation, the Marine Corps, and Seventy Years of Vertical Envelopment

If you read this blog, then you probably have more than a passing interest in all things navy. Because of that interest, you have probably received a large dose of innovation articles in your social media feeds over the past year or so. Show More Summary

Afghanistan's Future in Doubt as U.S. Ends Combat Role

After 13 years of war in Afghanistan the American public, U.S. service members and the Afghans themselves wonder what comes next.

Dept of State Delays Release of Iran History

The U.S. Department of State has blocked the publication of a long-awaited documentary history of U.S. covert action in Iran in the 1950s out of concern that its release could adversely affect ongoing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program. Show More Summary

A Look at North Korea's Cyberwar Capabilities

Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet. But the country Washington suspects is behind a hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has managed to orchestrate a string of cyber infiltrations of South Korean computer systems in recent years.

Humvees Sell for up to $42K in First Public Auction of Iconic Truck

It was a military bake sale of sorts. For the first time in history, the U.S. military auctioned off some of its surplus Humvees to the public.

Why War Must be Studied

A colleague recently pointed me to LGEN H. R. McMaster’s excellent Veterans Day speech at Georgetown University last month in which he argued that the scholarly study of war is central to the prevention of war. I've excerpted some of...Show More Summary

Those Dangerous Constitutionalists!

The Blaze: A sheriff in Washington state responded Monday to a controversial comment made by one of his deputies two weeks ago during a charity event. Jerry Moffett, a deputy in Spokane County, Washington, was caught on tape at the Holiday and Heroes event during which some officers took underprivileged children shopping while others stood […]

Progressives Are Willing To Sacrifice Your Life For Their Gun Control

Breitbart: Writing on Facebook, Jefferies said he believes many people will argue that the hostage situation proves that gun control–of which Australia has plenty–does not stop criminals. But Jefferies believes the hostage situation proves just the opposite. Jefferies wrote: I don’t know what the end result of this stand-off will be, but I do know […]

Notes From HPS

David Codrea: Democratic Virginia State Delegate Joe Morrissey “is on a leash,” Henrico County Sheriff Michael Wade told CBS 6 in a Tuesday report on the jailed politician’s work release arrangement. Morrissey, 57, was convicted last week of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and sentenced to 12 months in jail with six months […]

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