Winning in Afghanistan

Winning in Afghanistan

Ask more questions. Learn more by reading the Afghanistan section of our book (click for free PDF and go to page 219).

In Monday’s speech about Afghanistan Pres. Trump assured his audience, “In the end, we will win.” Since he did not define what victory might look like or how we might achieve it, I’ll offer a suggestion on how to start: Ask more questions.

North Korea Offers to Stop Nuclear Tests

North Korea Offers to Stop Nuclear Tests

North Korea’s Offer to Halt Nuclear Tests Temporarily

Conditions being US and South Korea cease joint military near peninsula.

Winston Churchill once called Russia “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma,” a description that today seems applicable to North Korea. We used to believe Churchill meant that there was no rhyme or reason to Russia’s actions, but two years ago Marty came across the full quote: “[Russia] is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.”

Nuclear Diplomacy with North Korea: The Real Story

Nuclear Diplomacy with North Korea: The Real Story

Nuclear Diplomacy: It’s high time that we started basing our foreign policy on reality, rather than wishful thinking.

The media tells us that nuclear diplomacy with North Korea is a waste of time, as do most high officials from every recent US administration. But easily verifiable facts show otherwise. The most important data point: North Korea did not do its first nuclear test until four years after Pres. Bush tore up our nuclear agreement with the North, known as the 1994 Agreed Framework.