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Ed Corcoran
Why Afghanistan?

A major US effort in Afghanistan makes no sense in its own right: a faraway country with very limited resources and a history of hostility to invaders. But Afghanistan was intimately involved with the World Trade Center attack - a major psychological blow to the...

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US Strategic Objectives

US national strategy is http://sitrep.globalsecurity.org/articles/090202168-strategic-myopia.htm">myopic - short sighted and fragmented. It rests on overall US strategic objectives that are broad and dated. The most authoritative statement is in President George W. Bush's introductory letter to the last National Security Strategy, published in March 2006. He...

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Addressing Global Warming: Security

Global warming can significantly exacerbate security challenges facing the nation. Previous commentaries addressed global warming problems within the United States caused by water and storm issues, including floods and firestorms and forced shifts in population and agricultural patterns. The extent to which these natural challenges...

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