Professors Schmidt, Shifrinson, and Ye were three of 78 experts who signed the open letter opposing a no-fly zone in Ukraine, adding to the argument against putting United States troops in direct engagement with Russians.
“This conflict comes when for Biden’s domestic problems are much more important than international ones. The country is divided, the pandemic is not over yet, and high levels of inflation are worrying.”
Across multiple interviews, Ambassador Garčević discusses issues facing Serbia including the role of the U.S. and EU in the region, Russia and the Balkans, as well as the country’s military expansion and how that is perceived by others in the region.
Lt. Gen. Weinstein (Ret.) discussed the continuous presence of United States forces in the Middle East since Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the need for all Americans to understand its military, as well as the need for a new doctrine of military force to be applied before the U.S. gets into another conflict.
“The fact that we haven’t seen the castigation of U.S. credibility in an overt, dramatic way is a more telling indicator.”
In multiple articles, Lt Gen Weinstein applauds President Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal strategy stating, “you can’t focus on all those other activities when you’re mired in Afghanistan.”
If the U.S. is able to withdrawal troops by September 11, it will certainly be historic; however, there will be a lot of difficult discussions in Washington, D.C. and Kabul between now and then.
“As September approaches, Biden may face new questions about how the last U.S. forces can leave Afghanistan without leaving chaos behind.”
“We have a new president of the United States, and we’re going to have a new secretary of defense…We can tackle these problems now.”
What’s the role of the U.S. Space Force in cybersecurity, and how does it work with other branches of the military?
Lt Gen Weinstein described white nationalism as a “cancer” that must be removed from the ranks of the U.S. military.
The Pardee Center’s series explored displacement and refugees, increased militarization of U.S. police, and growth of military contracting.
During a special online edition of Beyond the Headlines (BtH), a panel of experts from BU, Marquette University, and the U.S. Air Force discussed civil-military relations.
Appearing on PBS NewsHour, Professor Bacevich argues that ending U.S. security commitment in Europe should be one part of rethinking our overall security posture.
Lieutenant General Jack Weinstein shines a light on white nationalism in the U.S. military in a new BU Today op-ed.
Dean Adil Najam a campaign mounted by Pakistan’s military establishment against its critics in the media ahead of national elections.
Gregory Aftandilian discusses the endgame of the United States military in a post-ISIS Syria.
Prof. Michael Corgan discusses the strong foothold of the military in President Donald Trump’s administration.
Amb. Paul Hare discusses the involvement of the Cuban military in the country’s economy.
Wallace’s talk was entitled “The Gordian Knot — The Constitution, The Chaplaincy and 21st Century Warfare.”