Peace through Strength in the Pacific under Nixon

Peace through Strength in the Pacific under Nixon

Guest post by J. Scott Shaffer Since the end of World War II, the United States has maintained a mutual cooperation …read more

9.22.73 – Nixon for a Strong National Defense

9.22.73 – Nixon for a Strong National Defense

President Nixon greeting the men of the U.S.S. Saratoga on May 17, 1969. By the summer of 1968, Americans had grown …read more

Putin’s Plea… for a Nixonian President

Putin’s Plea… for a Nixonian President

On September 11, Vladimir Putin exercised a freedom protected by the United States that is not widely available in his …read more

Vision Needed to Avoid Hit and Run Approach in Syria

Vision Needed to Avoid Hit and Run Approach in Syria

President Obama secured support for military action in Syria from the top House Republicans, Speaker Boehner, and Majority Leader Cantor, …read more

And Recognition for the Space Race goes to…

And Recognition for the Space Race goes to…

By Marshall Garvey When the history of the U.S. space program is recounted, most people tend to give the lion’s share …read more

Bine ati venit, President Nixon’s Visit to Romania

Bine ati venit, President Nixon’s Visit to Romania

As the Cold War continued, President Nixon became the first American President to visit socialist Romania. On August 2, 1969, …read more

Keeping Secrets Secret, the Fight Against Espionage

Keeping Secrets Secret, the Fight Against Espionage

By Marshall Garvey Bradley Manning, in one of the most recent high-profile court cases in America, has been convicted on 20 …read more

40 Years Ago, RN Creates the All Volunteer Force

40 Years Ago, RN Creates the All Volunteer Force

President Nixon with conscripted troops in S. Vietnam, 1969. This month marks 40 years since the formal transition from mandatory, conscripted …read more