Purging and Transforming Our Military


How the president’s cleansing campaign will handicap the armed forces long after he’s gone.

Victor Davis Hanson on the ‘Savior Generals’


Revealing the shared traits of the great men who turned around lost battles.

Patton on Islam


If men like Patton ran today’s war, the war would have been won years ago.

Obama’s War on American Generals


Firing a few good men.

The Brewing Egyptian Hostage Crisis


The world is watching and waiting for President Obama.

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NewsReal Blog Book Club: David Forsmark Is Currently Reading About Billy the Kid and 4-Star Generals in Iraq

For today’s installment of NewsReal Blog Book Club, David Forsmark — who is FrontPage Magazine’s chief book critic — reveals what he’s reading right now:
To Hell on a Fast Horse: Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and the Epic Chase to Justice in the Old West
The Fourth Star: Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the [...]

A Half-Hearted Afghanistan Strategy – by Michael Reagan


The pitfalls of a publicized end date.

Congressman: Generals may quit if Obama stays pat in Afghanistan – The Hill

Congressman: Generals may quit if Obama stays pat in Afghanistan
By Jordan Fabian – 10/01/09 09:34 AM ET
A conservative congressman said on Thursday that top generals may resign or retire early if President Barack Obama does not make a significant changes to the military’s Afghan strategy.
“Sure, I think that’s a legitimate concern,” Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) [...]