Author Archives: William S. Lind
Pentagon courtiers need to hear the magic words: “You’re fired!”
If the Joint Chiefs are sick of losing, try a defensive grand strategy.
The logic of lost wars and military-industrial boondoggles
Libya needs a state. Egypt can provide one.
How do you stop lone-wolf terror? With every man available.
Its perfect symbol isn’t Prussia, it’s the F-35.
Our generals are better at bureaucratic infighting than war fighting.
Beauty, streetcars, and dual codes are the right ideas for urban policy.
Punitive raids won’t destroy ISIS—but they don’t have to.
Militarizing police is the worst way to fight crime.
Seven books that teach our troops how to win today’s wars
Decaying states today are as dangerous as Napoleon’s armies were 200 years ago.
How military careerism breeds habits of defeat
Moscow has reclaimed its 19th-century conservative role.
America can win it—by staying out.
Why our greatest military theorist only made colonel.
The senator points his party toward a stronger defense policy
What one of the Marine Corps’ leading minds reveals about war, terror, and insurgency.← Older posts
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