Articles Tagged: Eric Sterner

How to Lose Friends and Amuse Your Enemies

In less than a week’s time, the Obama administration gave in to Tehran’s demands, sawed off the limb that our East European allies had climbed onto on behalf of NATO, and signaled Moscow, Tehran, and North Korea that the United States will not stand up to their bullying tactics.¬† With that in mind, it’s not […]

Taking the Bomb for Granted

At the dawn of the nuclear age, strategist Bernard Brodie, noting the awesome destructive power of nuclear weapons, famously wrote, “Thus far, the chief purpose of our military establishment has been to win wars. From now on its chief purpose must be to avert them.” For most of the Cold War, U.S. policymakers, civil and […]

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