For the last 80 years, global commerce on the oceans has been conducted in a mostly peaceful manner protected by the mantel of the United States Navy.
The role of the news establishment and the American newspaper has undergone several profound transformations in American history.
“Maximalist is a highly readable account of American engagement during the Cold War and the War on Terror.
Urging the imperative “to distinguish between the desirable and the vital as well as between the feasible and the impossible,” Richard Haass forcefully, cogently, and compellingly makes the case th
“You have to admire their consistent and scientific approach; other commentators basically just wing it.”
“. . . a unique and irreplaceable voice.”
“. . . both a highly engaging read and a cry for more humane, healthy, and dignified living and working conditions for migrant laborers.”
It has taken weeks longer than it should to get through Ann Coulter’s latest book, Mugged—and even then it was difficult to write an objective review.
“Ms. Bassetti offers a convincing argument.”
“. . . reasoned and prudent approach . . . take her warnings regarding the inherent dangers of voter suppression politics seriously.”
“. . . a wonderful book that deserves to be read widely . . .”
“. . . highly readable and enjoyable excursions through history . . .”
“The Almighty has His own purposes,” Abraham Lincoln memorably said.
“A reasoned and systematic historical analysis of contemporary Islamic societies is a book still waiting to be written.”
“We Can All Do Better is a book that every responsible citizen should read, reflect on, and consider in determining which candidate to back in the upcoming elections.”
“Those who share Dr. Foley’s ‘admiration and respect for the movement’ will find this book invigorating.
“There is humor and personality in every paragraph of We’re with Nobody. The writing is intelligent, detailed, and intimate.
“President Clinton goes on to make an extremely detailed list of 46 steps government could take to make our society and our economy function better.
“Many will disagree with Michael O’Hanlon on essential points. But the level of debate is what counts so that our armed forces are supported by intelligent strategic decisions.
“. . . stiff, awkward, and confusing with all of its redundant information. . . .
“Could it be that what feeds both ‘dependence corruption’ and excess lobbying is simply overworked Representatives? . . .