In May 2003, President George W. Bush declared victory in Iraq. But while we won the war, we catastrophically lost the peace. Our failure prompted a fundamental change in our foreign policy. Confronted with theshortcomings of "shock and awe", the U.S. military shifted its focus to"stability operations": counterinsurgency and the rebuilding of failed states. In less than a decade, foreign assistance has become militarized; humanitarianism has been armed.
"intrigueing look at civil military relations"
In A Nuclear Family Vacation, husband-and-wife journalists Nathan Hodge and Sharon Weinberger hit the road to explore the secretive world of nuclear weaponry. Weaving together first-class travel writing and crack investigative journalism, the pair pursues both adventures and answers: Why are nuclear weapons still on hair-trigger alert? Is there really such a thing as a suitcase nuke? And which nuclear power plants are most likely to be covers for weapons programs?
"Nuclear weapons discussed by June Cleaver"
"U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Rejects Military Collaboration With Russia" is from the February 16, 2017 Politics section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Nathan Hodge, Gordon Lubold and Julian E. Barnes and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"For Sale: Black Flag’s Logo, the Most Iconic Symbol of Hardcore Punk" is from the October 10, 2016 Life section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Nathan Hodge and narrated by Paul Ryden.
"Putin Says Russian Forces to Begin Syria Withdrawal" is from the March 14, 2016 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Nathan Hodge and Nour Malas and narrated by Alexander Quincy.