Author Archives: John Q. Bolton

Are We Ready to Lose Afghanistan?

“Losing” China haunted Washington for decades. Now something similar is about to happen—and maybe that’s okay.

On Memorial Day, Getting Beyond ‘Thank You For Your Service’

What veterans need is an engaged public—one that even scrutinizes the military, and the policies that send them overseas.

After Multiple Deployments, Coming Home to a Changed Country

The suburbanization of one soldier’s Nebraska hometown becomes a metaphor for the civilian-military divide and our failed war policies.