Are we following in the footsteps of Athens? Let’s leave the path before we come to the same end.

Summary:  America can develop a sound grand strategy, if only we clearly see the path we're now on.  Perhaps an analogy from history can help. 'What's the point of having this superb military that you're always talking about if we can't use it? --- Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to Colin Powell (chairman of the Joint … Continue reading Are we following in the footsteps of Athens? Let’s leave the path before we come to the same end.

The biggest re-branding exercise in the history of the world

Summary:  What is the face of America, the image we present to the world?  In many of the key areas we're conducting a massive effort to re-brand America.  Perhaps still as a force for order, but as a dark force. The image we project to the world is an important aspect of our grand strategy.  … Continue reading The biggest re-branding exercise in the history of the world