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John J. Bastiat / March 13, 2019

John Roberts and the Siren Song of Institutionalism

The chief justice may be more worried about preserving precedent and institution than the Constitution.

John J. Bastiat / November 29, 2018

Ukraine: Red Storm Rising … Again

Putin’s renewed aggression is a familiar pattern of his bolstering support at home.

John J. Bastiat / November 19, 2018

Why Our Military Forces Aren’t Ready for Prime Time

A new report indicates that our military would struggle to fight stronger foes like Russia and China.

John J. Bastiat / November 13, 2018

China’s Middle Kingdom Wants to Be on Top

Beijing has conveyed this message implicitly and explicitly over the course of the past two decades.

John J. Bastiat / November 9, 2018

Remembering the Lessons of the Great War

World War I ended 100 years ago Sunday, and there are still critical things to learn.

John J. Bastiat / October 18, 2018

The Enemy of My Enemy Is Likely Just Another Enemy

What to make of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and other American “friends” is a complicated question.

John J. Bastiat / August 16, 2018

May the (Space) Force Be With You

“It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space; we must have American dominance in space.”

John J. Bastiat / June 27, 2018

Hard Cases Make Bad Fourth Amendment Law

The Supreme Court weighs in on expectation of privacy for cellphone location data.

John J. Bastiat / June 22, 2018

A (Space) Force to Be Reckoned With

Do we really need President Donald Trump’s recommended sixth military branch?

John J. Bastiat / May 31, 2018

Fourth Amendment: Supremes Get One Right … Or Do They?

What exactly is admissible criminal evidence and when is a warrant needed?

John J. Bastiat / April 18, 2018

Were Missile Strikes in Syria ‘Unconstitutional’?

Do we really need a lecture from the Left on what passes constitutional muster?

John J. Bastiat / January 30, 2018

Syria and Turkey: What the Arab Spring Wrought

The Trump administration has few good options when it comes to dealing with “allies” and foes.

John J. Bastiat / November 8, 2017

Monopolizing the Internet

The increasing size and influence of Google and Facebook have elicited cries for trust-busting.

John J. Bastiat / September 26, 2017

‘Iranian Treaty Compliance’ and Other Oxymorons

Trump is poised to make serious changes to the way the U.S. deals with Iran.

John J. Bastiat / September 18, 2017

FAA Privatization FAIL

The problem with Shuster’s privatization bill is that it doesn’t really privatize air traffic control.

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