Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Trump’s America: Anti-Intellectual and Proud of It

  Donald Trump won the US presidency with less than a majority vote and governs with a level of support that struggles to reach 40 percent. The administration’s ineffective policies reflect a larger society More...

Louis Rene Beres On Friday, September 15th, 2017

North Korea and Iran: Regarding Eventual Nuclear Attack Upon Israel

  By Prof. Louis René Beres The existence of `system’ in the world is obvious to every observer of nature….” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, The Phenomenon of Man The primary importance More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Israel’s Preemption Lesson

By Louis René Beres Ten years ago, on Sept. 6, 2007, Israel quietly launched Operation Orchard, a preemptive attack against Syrian nuclear facilities. It is only because of this foresighted operation, and earlier, More...

Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

The North Korean Threat: Rationality, Intentionality, and Nuclear War

  by Prof. Louis René Beres To deal with the growing nuclear threat from North Korea, US policy will need to be drawn from theoretical decision models. Four such models should be constructed along the axes More...

Louis Rene Beres On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

“America First” as Lawless Retreat From National Security

By Louis Rene Beres “The existence of `system’ in the world is at once obvious to every observer of nature….Each element of the cosmos is positively woven from all the others.” — Pierre More...

Louis Rene Beres On Monday, August 28th, 2017

Flying Blind: North Korea Deliberations Have Little Precedent

In deliberating with North Korea, President Donald Trump will have little or no meaningful precedent as a guide. Whatever transpires between Washington and Pyongyang, therefore, these unique ventures in escalation More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

The Trump Presidency’s Most Urgent Peril

  By Louis Rene Beres Strictly speaking, insanity is not a proper medical or psychiatric term, but rather a more-or-less acceptable legal description. Nonetheless, as a convenient shorthand for exploring More...

Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Opinion: ‘Victory’ In Afghanistan Has No Serious Meaning

    By Louis Rene Beres The Greek poet Archilochus famously wrote: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” Totally reliant upon his generals, President Donald Trump More...

Louis Rene Beres On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Trump Fails Logic

By Louis René Beres  University professors normally expect that every graduate be at least marginally acquainted with elementary logic. For me, as a retired professor, it is especially odd that More...

Louis Rene Beres On Monday, August 14th, 2017

President Trump, North Korea and Nuclear War

  By Louis René Beres Increasingly, Donald Trump is showing palpable signs of debility. Most worrisome, in this sobering display, is the president’s conspicuously proud disregard for science, history, More...

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