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...

Louis Rene Beres On Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Between Pyongyang, Washington and Jerusalem: Intersecting Nuclear Nightmares

By Louis René Beres “The terrible ‘ifs’ accumulate.” (Winston Churchill) A tense war of words between North Korea and the United States continues to overheat. Although Washington’s More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Rationality Can’t Be Assumed in Potential North Korea Conflict

By Louis Rene Beres In large measure, the rising nuclear threat from North Korea will depend on the discernible rationality or irrationality of the North Korean leader. Moreover, although very few American military More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Trump and the Triumph of Anti-Reason

    By Louis Rene Beres From the beginning of his presidency, Donald Trump has remained determinedly anti-intellectual. Taken by itself, such a misconceived stance is hardly unprecedented in American More...

Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Rationality Can’t Be Assumed in Potential North Korea Conflict

  By Louis Rene Beres In large measure, the rising nuclear threat from North Korea will depend on the discernible rationality or irrationality of the North Korean leader. Moreover, although very few American More...

Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Deterring North Korea Requires More Than Basic Common Sense

“It is in the thick of a calamity,” says Albert Camus in “The Plague,” “that one gets hardened to the truth, in other words, to silence.” Unless we plan comprehensively and prudently More...

Louis Rene Beres On Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Risks of Accidental Nuclear War With North Korea Must Be Accounted For

Carl von Clausewitz, the celebrated 19th-century Prussian military strategist, is best known for his concept of “friction,” that is, the difference between “war as it actually is, and war on paper.” More...

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