Gary Locke

Consistently Wrong

The president’s happy talk and sad results

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By MAX BOOT



Hezbollah partisans in southern Lebanon, 2002

Remember the Carter Doctrine

A better way forward in the Middle East.

Apr 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Kim Jong-un

The North Korean Menace

8:15 AM, Dec 20, 2014


Tunisia Stands Alone

A peaceful election in the birthplace of the ‘Arab Spring.’

Nov 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09

Dave Malan

Obama’s Own JV Team

After the bin Laden raid, the deluge.

Oct 6, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 04

The new Lhasa River Bridge: And the trains run on time.

In Tibet to Stay

China builds a spiffy police state.

Jul 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

ISIS fighters pose with the trademark Islamist flag  after seizing an Iraqi Army

Obama’s Iraq

Mosul has fallen, and al Qaeda is on the march towards Baghdad

Jun 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39


When War Weariness Wears Off

Jan 20, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 18

Tom Clancy

The Decline of the Military He Loved

Tom Clancy, 1947-2013.

Oct 14, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 06

Elite troops of the Honduran Army patrol near the capital.

The Two Faces of Latin America

Colombia vs. Honduras.

Jun 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37

Edward Lansdale in 1963

A Better Afghanistan

Will require a better president.

Apr 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 28

President Barack Obama and Sen. John Kerry

The Iraq Syndrome

Jan 28, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 19

Major-General Charles Orde Wingate in Reading, England, September 1943

What Wingate Wrought

The astonishing raids of a Special Operations pioneer in Palestine, Abyssinia, and Burma

Dec 31, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 16

Anti Obama Protestors

Still Commander in Chief

A few suggestions, in a spirit of bipartisanship.

Nov 19, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 10

a Vietnamese coffee shop

Where the 1970s Are Ancient History

Young Vietnamese line up for American coffee, not exhibits on American ‘atrocities.’

Oct 8, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 04


Retreater in Chief

Oct 1, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 03

Photo of soldiers

Don’t Go Wobbly

Mar 26, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 27

Photo of Syrian protesters demonstrating against Bashar al-Assad

Assad Must Go

Dec 5, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 12

Bashar al-Assad

Assad Must Go

ADVANCE COPY from the December 5, 2011 issue.

1:30 PM, Nov 24, 2011

Photo of an American soldier in a desert

They Can Do It

Our troops can win in Afghanistan. But the key battleground is in Washington.

Nov 14, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 09

Photo of American Soldiers and Iraqi Citizens

Losing Iraq?

Sep 19, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 01

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