Michael P. Noonan
Articles by Michael P. Noonan
The United States must maintain a robust global and regional architecture in order to deal with geopolitical tremors and disturbances.
Mission creep made the establishment of a viable Afghan state as important of a mission as going after al Qaeda, but American troops can't keep dying.
President Barack Obama's national security nominations show that his second term foreign policy is likely to be like that of his first four years.
It is very easy for the United States to become involved in conflicts abroad, but much more difficult to extricate ourselves from them.
The unstable economy, the possibility of a Middle Eastern war, and the continued activity of al-Qaeda will all be threats to the United States in 2013.
Here are four ways 2013 could go well for the United States.
Foreign policy will continue to be less important than domestic policy, and the United States will continue to shift away from Europe.
Officials claim Defense Intelligence Agency employees aren't being given new authority, but the developments must be closely watched.
The military also plays important humanitarian and peacekeeping operations that would be adversely affected by cuts to the defense budget.
Americans should be thankful that the deliberate use of mass violence to systematically target to kill people simply due to their race, ethnicity, religion, or creed is not the norm in our country.