Chris Miller
Chris Miller
Sept. 12, 2013

Syria Chemical Weapons: This is How You Disarm Them

Stopping the use of chemical weapons is easier said than done — and even a successful attempt to destroy chemical weapons can have nasty side-effects for civilians.

Sept. 5, 2013

The Dark History of Chemical Weapons Attacks Proves the Red Line Must Be Enforced

Assad is the last major roadblock to achieving a world free from the horror of chemical weapons. That is why the world, led by the U.S., must take action in Syria.
July 8, 2013

Egypt Coup Was Necessary to Preserve Democracy

States in turmoil often turn to stable institutions such as the military to safeguard the national interest in times of crisis.
April 19, 2013

Where is Chechnya? Jihadist War May Have Influenced Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Chechnya's complicated history of war and violence adds a new wrinkle to the Boston Marathon bombing saga.
March 18, 2013

Rand Paul is Wrong: International Development is Vital to U.S. National Security

Critics of "foreign aid" must understand that it is one of the most critical aspects of national security, and that cutting it only puts the nation in danger.
Dec. 4, 2012

War With Iran: Why Military Action May Be Needed to Stop Iranian Nuclear Program

Many Western countries are guilty of drawing lines in the sand and when the line is crossed they just draw a new one. Some have recently argued the U.S. should draw a line alongside them.

Nov. 3, 2012

Why Mitt Romney is Unfit to Govern

Governor Romney's policy offerings have ranged from being identical to the president's, rehashings from the Bush-era, or vague and non-specific. Voting for Romney leaves too much to chance.
Oct. 9, 2012

Mitt Romney Foreign Policy Speech: Romney Never Served, and is Unfit to Push a Pro War Agenda

Mitt Romney never served, but neither did President Obama. Romney's policies would put thousands of U.S. troops in harm's way in new Middle East conflicts. The president's would not.
Sept. 19, 2012

Mitt Romney 47 Percent Comments Show He is Out of Touch with Voters and Unfit to be President

Mitt Romney's statement on 47% of Americans shows that he is a hypocrite and out of touch with average Americans, not to mention his own base.
Sept. 11, 2012

September 11 2001: The Day Everything Changed for the US Military

A purple heart recipient explains what was different for soldiers before that day ... and what changed since.
Sept. 6, 2012

Romney vs Obama Foreign Policy: Neocon Advisers Push Romney to the Extreme Right

Mitt Romney's foreign policy is informed by recycled Bush advisers whose ideas have been thoroughly discredited.

Aug. 24, 2012

Syria Civil War: What the US Invasion of Syria Would Look Like

There are several options on the table for the U.S. to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons. However, a U.S. military invasion should not be one of them at this point.
Aug. 17, 2012

Obama Swift Boat Ad: Make No Mistake, President Obama Gave the Order to Kill Osama Bin Laden

Attacks that President Obama politicized or took credit for the bin Laden raid are false and politically motivated. Is there no shame left in our politics?
Aug. 2, 2012

Obama vs. Romney: Democrats Eat Republicans For Lunch When it Comes to Foreign Policy

Republicans, led by their presidential candidates, seem unable to articulate a coherent foreign policy. President Obama and Democrats have been much more successful since 2008.
July 26, 2012

Syrian Revolution: How Chemical Weapons May Be Used on Civilians

This week the Syrian regime admitted to having chemical weapons to use against invaders, then denied it the next day. What are nerve agents and how are they used?
May 29, 2012

Libertarian Anti-War Remarks Are False: Remember That Our Troops Do Fight For Our Freedom

America owes much of its strength to the troops that volunteer to suffer and sacrifice so the average American doesn't have to. If that isn't fighting for freedom, I don't know what is.

May 8, 2012

Greek Election Results: Greece May Pull the Whole EU Into a Nightmare Spiral

Greeks reject their government and "austerity" and jeopardize the European bailout agreement. The vote threatens to throw Greece into a downward spiral and pull the European Union down with it.
April 12, 2012

Rep. Allen West Embodies 'Conduct Unbecoming'

Allen West claims to be a military man, but his pattern of rash, insulting behavior is not in keeping with military tradition. Conduct rejected by the military is being applauded in politics.
April 7, 2012

PTSD is Not the Cause of Veteran Violence, But War Still Has a Negative Psychological Effect On Soldiers

There is a media and public misperception that PTSD/TBI are to blame for violence by vets. However, blaming incidents on individual actions should not be an excuse for long wars, multiple tours.
March 19, 2012

Illinois GOP Primary: Expect Romney to Do Well In Urban Areas, Santorum Strong in Rural Parts

Whatever happens in the Republican primary, the state will still swing heavily Democrat in the general election.