David Irving: Anti-Semite & Holocaust Denier

David Irving

In his bestselling 1977 work, Hitler’s War, historian David Irving sought to present history “through Hitler’s eyes,” claiming that although Hitler was a “powerful and relentless military commander,” he was also a “lax and indecisive political leader.” Hitler’s War ultimately laid the basis for Irving’s lifelong claim that Hitler knew nothing of the Holocaust. It was during the 1980s that […]

The Generals

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A new book tells the stories of four generals who changed the modern U.S. Army.

Gitmo Lawyer Julia Tarver Mason: Aiding, Abetting … and Not Talking

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A mystery man in a giant SUV nudges me off her trail.

Dubai says Hamas man killed by European hit squad – AP

Dubai's police chief said Monday an 11-member hit squad with European passports was responsible for killing a Hamas commander in his hotel room last month, but he did not directly implicate Israel as the Islamic militant group has. The Gulf emirate released photos, names, nationalities and passport numbers of all 11 suspects. The details given […]

Trained For the Wrong War

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How the Obama administration’s shuffle of combat forces has endangered the troops.

Frederick W. Kagan and William Kristol: Support the President, Weekly Standard

President Obama has ordered sufficient reinforcements to Afghanistan to execute a war strategy that can succeed. We applaud this decision. And we urge everyone to rally round the effort to defeat our enemies and accomplish objectives vital to America’s national security.Obama’s decision, and the speech in which it was announced, were not flawless. The president […]

Investors.com – Surge Or Vietnam

Afghanistan: The month before the one-year anniversary of his inauguration, the president has finally settled on the strategy for what he called a “war of necessity.” But leaving, not winning, is the goal.How often in history, if ever, has a British defense secretary slammed a U.S. commander in chief for indecisiveness? Britain’s Bob Ainsworth last […]

Obama, General McChrystal and the Afghan War – WSJ.com

REVIEW & OUTLOOK OCTOBER 7, 2009 Obama and the General The White House finds a four-star scapegoat for its Afghan jitters. Democrats have found someone worth fighting in Afghanistan