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War: Then and Now

by Bing Westvia Military History in the News
Monday, November 10, 2014

Once again, the American public has gotten it right; the results of the midterm elections were a protest against a lack of leadership. Americans expect to improve steadily their standard of living at home and to preserve our influence abroad. At home, eight years of sluggish growth and stagnant wages have irritated and concerned the public. Abroad, America is losing influence.

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War Without Strategy

by Bing Westvia Military History in the News
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Forty-three percent of voters ranked the economy as the top issue in the 2014 midterm election, versus 15% who cited foreign policy. Yet 62% said they were very concerned about terrorism, the largest percentage polled since 2007, before the war turned around in Iraq. So why is the public both concerned and yet not concerned?

 
Poster Collection, INT 503, Hoover Institution Archives.

Strategika: “A Better Way in Afghanistan” with Bing West

by Bing Westvia Strategika
Friday, May 9, 2014

Bing West looks at the failures of American strategy during the war in Afghanistan — from nation-building and counterinsurgency to efforts to defeat the Taliban — and provides recommendations for what can be done to avert total disaster in the country.

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Afghanistan: There Has To Be A Better Way

by Bing Westvia Strategika
Saturday, March 1, 2014
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Europe’s Faded Military Glory

by Bing Westvia Strategika
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Poster: African Pictorial Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives.
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Arab Spring and American Winter

by Bing Westvia Strategika
Sunday, September 1, 2013
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Presidential Politics and Syria

by Bing Westvia Strategika
Monday, April 1, 2013
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How to Defeat ISIL

by Bing Westvia National Review Online

U.S. policymakers must commit themselves clearly to containing, disrupting, and defeating it. 

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