http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/167695 Professor Brian Glyn Williams, author of Counter Jihad. The American Military Experience in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria (December 2016), has produced a thoroughly researched summery of the fall of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Williams summarizes the role of American Special Forces in training, advising, and most importantly targeting insurgents for US air and […]
Another Surge in Afghanistan Would Be Folly. I Should Know—I Was Part of the Last One. A boots-on-the-ground analysis. Another Surge in Afghanistan Would Be Folly. I Should Know—I Was Part of the Last One.
In this hard-hitting and blunt essay, Professor of History Emeritus Michael H. Hunt, from the University of North Carolina, evaluates the career of his former history Ph.D. student (and now head of the National Security Council) Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. McMaster’s 1997 book, Dereliction of Duty, took aim at the LBJ administration and the Joint […]