William Lind looks at a demonstration of our military's greatest weakness. Let's hope no foes discover and exploit it.
The peace negotiations with North Korea reveal much about America. The world is watching and learning, even if we remain oblivious.
Summary: William Lind gives a brilliant analysis of the situation in East Asia -- North Korea's provocations, China's fateful choices, and the response of our allies if they choose unwisely. Trump's visit to Asia provides an opportunity for him to display Bismarck-level geopolitics. "The North Korean Threat to China" By William S. Lind. From … Continue reading William Lind: China’s fateful decision about North Korea
Summary: North Korea's latest missile test has Washington in a frenzy. Let's review the facts, debunk the myths, and look at an alternative to sabre-rattling our way to a nuclear war. (1) "Pyongyang Fires a Second Missile Over Japan" Excerpt from Stratfor, 15 September 2017. North Korea shows no signs of stopping or even slowing down … Continue reading Cut through the propaganda about North Korea
Summary: Martin van Creveld explains our dance with North Korea, fierce talk but little action, seeing what our journalists and geopolitical experts don't. "The atomic bomb is the Second Coming in Wrath." --- Winston Churchill, on hearing about the Trinity test. From Harvey H. Bundy's "Remembered Words" in The Atlantic, March 1957. "And Pray, Sir, … Continue reading Martin van Creveld explains our phony war with North Korea