Archive: June 1, 2008 - June 7, 2008
Capt. Eric Navarro (right) In 2005, President Bush articulated a national strategy for Iraq that hinged on successfully advising Iraqi security forces. "As Iraqis stand up, we will stand down," he said. The critical piece of this strategy was the adviser capability itself. Although the military's special operations community...
By Phillip Carter | June 7, 2008; 9:04 AM ET | Comments (0)
Prescription drug abuse by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan is a sign of the toll of those wars.
By Phillip Carter | June 6, 2008; 9:33 AM ET | Comments (10)
The Defense Secretary's decision to fire the leaders of the Air Force was about accountability.
By Phillip Carter | June 5, 2008; 8:05 PM ET | Comments (0)
The man running the Gitmo tribunals clearly attended the George Costanza school of public relations, where they abide by the principle that 'it's not a lie if you believe it.'
By Phillip Carter | June 5, 2008; 1:26 PM ET | Comments (11)
Charting the Republican Party's reversal of attitudes on wartime taxes and sacrifice.
By Phillip Carter | June 3, 2008; 1:00 PM ET | Comments (0)
The Pentagon replaces a judge at Gitmo for failing to toe the party line.
By Phillip Carter | June 3, 2008; 8:32 AM ET | Comments (0)
A former Reagan official and decorated Marine Corps veteran reviews Doug Feith's book and finds it wanting.
By Phillip Carter | June 2, 2008; 2:31 PM ET | Comments (0)
According to Sunday's Washington Post, the Pentagon's new Africa Command (AFRICOM) will begin operations on Oct. 1 with its headquarters thousands of miles from Africa and without a single forward headquarters on the continent. The key problem, it seems, is that the Africans don't really want an American combatant command:...
By Phillip Carter | June 2, 2008; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
A Court upholds the rule of command responsibility for a Croatian general charged in the torture and killing of Serbs.
By Phillip Carter | June 2, 2008; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (0)