Why Trump Likes the Military

by Paul R. Pillar Consider this major disconnect.  On one hand, President Trump presents a proposed budget that calls for a major increase in spending on the military, even while drastically slashing funding for huge parts of much else that the… Continue Reading

Trump and the Loss of Public Spirit

by Paul R. Pillar The determination beyond reasonable doubt of the presidential nominees of each of the two major political parties has invited much analysis of what a Clinton-vs.-Trump contest means in terms of larger political fault lines. Robert Merry’s… Continue Reading