Israel Is Letting Its Guard Down

[The Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2013] If finally compelled to do so, Israel is able to destroy the Iranian nuclear-weapons program, even if at breathtaking risk. Whether or not Israel succeeds on that front, it faces yet another existential military problem, less immediate and on a different register, in regard to which it has made the wrong choice. Read More…

Benghazi’s Portent and the Decline of U.S. Military Strength

[The Wall Street Journal, April 10, 2013] In the rush to paper over its delinquencies in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, the Obama administration seems unaware that its failures are fundamental rather than merely anomalous. They are, unfortunately, a portent of the future. Read More…

Psalm 23, Newly Revised According to Modern Principles

[The Wall Street Journal, March 2, 2013] Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of debt, I fear no bankruptcy, for Obama is my shepherd. He prepareth a table of food stamps before me, and maketh me lie down beside waters He hath cleansed and seas He hath made recede, even though the bad Republicans wisheth the earth to be burnt unto Read More…