November 26, 2014
The threat of IS may be exaggerated. But if effective action is not taken now, IS will become an existential threat will extend far beyond the Middle East.
November 12, 2014
Unless or until the White House grasps the realities of the Middle East, do not count on another 11/11/11 declaring the end of IS any time soon.
November 05, 2014
Opinion: if the administration does not change its modus operandi, a modern-day Guy Fawkes could seek to get the White House's attention.
October 29, 2014
It will be an adventure to see how the first session of the 114th Congress that takes office in January 2015 will deal with the issues facing the country.
October 27, 2014
To hear the anguished cries of critics of the Obama administration's defense plans, one would think the nation is disarming.
October 14, 2014
The nation should not panic even under terrorist attack. A repeat of the Palmer Raids would do far more damage to the nation than any terrorist attacks.
October 08, 2014
To defeat the Islamic State, three big bets must pay-off. First, President Barack Obama must have grown in office. Second is that Secretary of State John Kerry will be given the authority to execute the strategy. And third is that Iraq understands that it is in a fight to the death with IS.
October 01, 2014
Make no mistake: in taking the fight to the Islamic State President Barack Obama is at a defining moment for his presidency and probably the future.
September 24, 2014
In winning World War II and the Cold War, we were able to think strategically and innovatively. Those examples will determine the outcome in the battle with IS.
September 17, 2014
History can help detect strategic flaws. But does this White House have any sense of history -- or of strategy?
September 10, 2014
If the United States and its allies are to stop Islamic extremism, the challenges and threats that erode the constitution can no longer be unfinished business.
September 03, 2014
IS is not Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union. It is a clear and present danger. And the absence of a comprehensive strategy will only make that danger worse.
August 27, 2014
Ullman: Three tests of America's seriousness: the Ferguson, Missouri shooting; the legal predicaments of Texas Governor Rick Perry; and the Islamic State (IS).
August 20, 2014
Harlan Ullman: International action against IS can work. But will Mr. Obama realize that? The world wonders.
August 06, 2014
Harlan Ullman: Military force has often been the ultimate arbiter between war and peace, but that past paradigm has surely been challenged in the 21st century.