Washington doesn’t have the luxury of simply avoiding insurgencies, so it needs to figure out how to fight them better. Drawn from more than a decade of war, here are 10 lessons for doing so.
"How the 'Stupid Party' Created Donald Trump" is from the August 1, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Boot and narrated by Caroline Miller.
“There shouldn’t be any doubt in anybody’s minds, this was not something that was done casually, this was not something that was done by chance, this was not a target that was selected purely arbitrarily. This was a conscious effort by a nation-state to attempt to achieve a specific effect.”
Our democracy is under attack by Russia, but almost no one is treating the situation with the gravity it deserves. President Obama is loathe to retaliate. Would-be president Donald Trump denies that any attack is happening. And the media are acting as enablers for the attackers.
FBI Director James Comey has no idea what is contained in the new emails that agents will be examining in connection with the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Odds are the FBI will no more uncover an indictable offense than it did in July. Whatever happens, the choice on Nov. 8 remains simple and stark.
At the 2016 New Yorker Festival, a panel of experts from across the political spectrum discusses the hypothetical first term of President Trump...
"Appeasing Iran Hurts Us in Iraq, Too" is from the Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Boot and Michael Pregent and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"This Would Be the Worst Possible Time to Close Guantanamo" is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Boot and narrated by Sam Scholl.