Author Archives: Mark Perry
He leaned on JFK to stay out of Vietnam. Had Kennedy survived, might history have been different?
‘This is the Boeing mafia in all of its glory,’ one DoD official said of John ‘Jay’ Gibson’s mysterious demise.
The services are facing a dwindling pool of largely obese, uneducated delinquents. Why?
The president’s recent VFW appearance was supposed to be an easy win with his base. It was anything but.
The Secular-Orthodox culture wars have come to America—that’s bad news for a party that takes Jewish-American votes for granted.
Critics are alarmed by Ankara’s turn toward Russia and “who lost Turkey” talk is in the air.
‘Ghost Wars’ author on the secret war behind the war in Afghanistan.
After he tried to resolve the Qatar fiasco, top neocons and Gulf operatives decided they wanted him out.
They say strategy led by DoD policy wonks could lead to dangerous nuclear escalation.
President insisted on his Jerusalem moment, but the impact is forever.
Efforts by Prince Salman to start a regional crisis backfired, but the drama has left the secretary of state seething.
One of his top generals provides a window into the former dictator’s mind.
How politically-driven bugaboos distract us from the real monsters.
Despite tough talk, Trump approach on Afghanistan is no different than 2009.
Dyncorp, ex-Blackwater CEOs lobby hard, stand to profit.
Are the adults in the room being thwarted?
from The American Conservative