Bonnie Kristian is a fellow at Defense Priorities and weekend editor at The Week. Her writing has also appeared at Time Magazine, CNN, Politico, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, Relevant Magazine, The Hill, and The American Conservative, among other outlets.
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U.S. intervention quietly escalates in Somalia.
The push for intervention is no surprise, and it should be given no quarter.
This is not a battle crucial to American security.
The Pentagon's Serial Waste and Shoddy Accounting Don't Preclude It From Getting More Money, Apparently
Defense budgeting should be a strategy debate, not a rubber stamp for higher spending
Pompeo's past support for regime change, and his current refusal to disavow the idea, disqualify him for the position of America's top diplomat.
Because national defense is our government's top priority, Pentagon spending demands close scrutiny
The "bloody nose" strategy favored by some in his administration is extraordinarily reckless.
Trump's New National Security Strategy Not Likely to Alter the Pattern of 'Promiscuous Intervention'
His policy decisions have so far belied his understanding of the public's foreign policy frustration.
Many Americans, including our nation's leaders, don't know where or why our military is deployed.
So many questions and none of them being asked on behalf of the public by Congress.
The president increasingly sounds like his national security advisor, H.R. McMaster. And that isn't good.
Kim Jong-un's long game isn't suicidal annihilation, it's to remain in power.
Despite threat inflation by Iran hawks, the country has limited capabilities.
President Trump's foreign policy would benefit from defining U.S. interests abroad in a clear and narrow fashion.
Preemptive interventions, lengthy nation-building commitments, and a surveillance state are not the best ways to contain and prevent terror.
A bipartisan failure of judgment which shows all the signs of running on repeat.
Europe can afford to defend itself.