Michael P. Noonan
Articles by Michael P. Noonan
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.
The David Petraeus and Gen. John Allen scandals shouldn't lead to a negative overgeneralization of military leaders as a whole.
President Barack Obama's re-election means there will likely be few changes in the U.S. defense budget.
The United States can only take a small and ceremonial public role in an international intervention in Mali.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have different views on the size of U.S. Navy, a topic that deserves attention due to the country's role as a maritime power.
While an argument can be made for cuts to defense spending, it must be enough to allow the United States to appropriately respond in the event of future security crises or wars.
Mitt Romney wants to support rebels who share American values, which will be a lot more difficult than it sounds.
The problem of Afghans killing American troops must be addressed.
But granting increased autonomy to SOCOM should not mean giving it carte blanche.