CSIS, for the record, is funded by war profiteering corporations like Northrop Grumman and Boeing, as well as fossil fuel companies like Chevron, ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco. It is also funded by plutocrats. It is also funded directly by the United States government and its allies.
American soldiers can still win wars, but it has to be a real war where there is something genuine at stake, like protecting one’s home and family.
We shouldn’t be surprised if Joe Biden’s efforts to get out of Afghanistan are also not so honest, Martin Jay writes.
All indications are that the Pentagon will be able to maneuver more effectively in Washington than on the battlefield.