Gates as SecDef: Whither Iran?

Listening to Hugh‘s discussion with Christopher Hitchens today (audio sure to be here shortly), Hitch brought up the fact that Robert Gates was a key architect of a paper with President Carter’s national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski which advocated (in Hitch’s words) “making nice with the mullahs”. Being a primary-source kinda guy, I went looking […]

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On Kerry

Why are some folks being so sensitive about Kerry’s remarks — and why are they right to be so? The key phrase we’re looking for here is “never again”. If people like Kerry — and indeed Kerry himself — had not been responsible for destroying the morale and reputation of the American military after Vietnam, […]

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