A D-Day Lesson for Today

We reflect today and honor those who participated in World War II’s D-Day, the largest combined military operation in history. The man who led the invasion and took full responsibility for the outcome, in success or failure, leaves us with an important reminder: the power and the importance of optimism.

The War in Ukraine: What is the United States Trying to Accomplish?

If readers think that a military victory in Ukraine can avoid a nuclear confrontation or that the removal of Vladimir Putin’s regime will usher in Russian leaders of any entirely different ilk, read again. The crisis has moved to a new level.

The Russia-Ukraine Crisis: It’s Time to Get the “Back Channels” Back

An escalating crisis in Ukraine makes it imperative that we restore key contacts between the United States and Russia. It’s time we realize that interacting with our adversary is not a sign of approval, it is a necessity. Nuclear powers, especially in this context, have responsibilities to ourselves and the rest of the world.