America’s grand strategy: lessons from our past

This is the first of a series of notes about America’s grand strategy. Grand Strategy:   a State's collective policy with respect to the external world.  From a Trinitarian perspective, a State's Grand Strategy focuses and coordinates the diplomatic and military efforts of its People, its Government, and its Army. America has had several strategies during … Continue reading America’s grand strategy: lessons from our past

America takes another step towards the “Long War”

Summary:  This report is just a sketch, some thoughts that hopefully spark discussion about America's rush to war. It proposes the following: There is as yet insufficient evidence that America is threatened sufficiently to justify the large-scale mobilization of citizens that we call "war." There is insufficient public evidence that al Qaeda or Islamic jihadists … Continue reading America takes another step towards the “Long War”

America’s Most Dangerous Enemy

Summary:  This essay examines the most dangerous enemies of America.  Two little known dangers appear far most serious than the usual suspects.  Appropriate responses are discussed. Threat definition is the key phase when developing a grand strategy. Especially today, as America faces many dangerous enemies.  Who are our most dangerous foes?  China?  Islamofascism?  The "gap … Continue reading America’s Most Dangerous Enemy