If Obama's national-security justification for his war in Afghanistan comes to seem as spurious as Bush's national-security justification for his war in Iraq, he, like Bush, will increasingly have only the humanitarian argument to fall back onTaliban threat overstated; Pentagon budget reflects changing strategy May 08, 2009
The very notion that al-Qaida needs a secure geographic base to carry out its terrorist operations, moreover, is questionableTaliban threat overstated; Pentagon budget reflects changing strategy May 08, 2009
As long as the Fed and Treasury do not understand the facts revealed by their own balance sheets
Kucinich keeps getting 1 percent in polls and doesn't look like a winnerKucinich's presidential run questioned May 20, 2007
We are seeing lower support for the war, but I would have expected it to be even lower ... given that the main rationale for the war -- the weapons of mass destruction -- turned out not to be therePoll finds U.S. support for Iraq war low Jan 19, 2005
John E. Mueller (born 1937, Saint Paul, Minnesota) is a political scientist in the field of international relations as well as a scholar of the history of dance. He is recognized for his ideas concerning "the banality of ethnic war" and the theory that major world conflicts are quickly becoming obsolete.
He received his A.B. from the University of Chicago in 1960 and his Master's (M.A. Thesis: The Politics of Fluoridation in Seven California Cities) and Ph.D. (Ph.D. Dissertation: Reason and Caprice: Ballot Patterns in California ) from UCLA in 1963 and 1965, respectively.
He currently is the Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies and a professor of both political science and dance at The Ohio State University.