If the present strategy toward Al-Shabaab is either ineffective or actively making matters worse, then it should be drastically revised.
As a critical area of competition for U.S. interests, Africa cannot be ignored by the candidates for President of the United States any longer.
America now wages a perpetual war against its own self-interest.
The unilateral withdrawal of American military support called for by proponents of restraint would be disastrous for U.S. foreign policy.
Failure to pursue political goals in the Middle East with the same gusto as military objectives could render today’s battlefield successes against ISIS meaningless.
Millennials may be a greater danger to American foreign policy than any number of “little green men.”
With much of the world seemingly arrayed against the Islamic State, how is the group still so powerful?
In Africa’s most unstable region, U.S. military aid has done more harm than good.
After unsuccessful nation-building enterprises in Iraq and Afghanistan, a change in military strategy may well be in order.