NSC 68

If you have never read “National Security Council Report, NSC 68, United States Objectives and Programs for National Security,” April 14, 1950, you should.  And, if someone invokes NSC 68 during a conversation, you should ask them if they have actually read it or if they are parroting an interpretation of it.  You can download … Continue reading NSC 68

Policy of War: American Armed Conflict and Baron De Jomini

For the first time, I am publishing the work of others on my personal website.  My good friend Melissa Blake wrote her thesis for Johns Hopkins University looking at why America claims to go to war and where these claims intersect with why Baron De Jomini believed countries go to war (see below).  In 2017, … Continue reading Policy of War: American Armed Conflict and Baron De Jomini