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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 …

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The new NIE, another small step in the Decline of the State

Pat Lang perfectly captures the narrative for the release of the new National Intelligence estimate about Iran. The “jungle telegraph” in Washington is booming with news of the Iran NIE.  I am told that the reason the conclusions of the NIE were released is that it was communicated to the White House that “intelligence career …

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