Earl H. Tilford

Limiting the Coming War

BY EARL H. TILFORD “War is the realm of the unexpected.” — B. H. Liddell Hart, 1950 Early 19th century Prussian general and philosopher Carl von Clausewitz identified...

The Big Button

BY EARL H. TILFORD “Heck, I reckon you wouldn’t even be human beings if you didn’t have some pretty strong personal feelings about nuclear combat.” —King...

North Korea: Apocalypse When?

BY EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Are Western intelligence services—primarily America’s—stupid or is North Korea a convenient toreador’s cape for problems so...

A Vision for Middle East Peace and Security

BY EARL H. TILFORD President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia and then to Israel as part of his first foreign trip is as historically...

The Key to the Russian Riddle

BY EARL H. TILFORD “Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. The key is Russian national interest.” Winston Churchill’s quote came a...

To America’s Lions: Thank You for Your Service

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES It took some time for the nation to appreciate the services offered and sacrifices endured by men...

War by Algebra Defies the True Nature of War

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Many Americans think of war as a great national struggle, as was the case during WWII, where...

War: A Matter of Semantics

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES “Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.” —President John F....

The Gaza Trap—Earl H. Tilford

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Even though Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced an Israel-Gaza ceasefire, it’s apparent that Gaza still...

On a Wing and a …

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Not long ago, a group of 66 members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary of Defense...

Afghanization

DR. EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES President Barack Obama’s five-point plan for turning the war back to the Afghans is designed to...

Lessons Not Learned from Vietnam

DR. EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES After the fall of Saigon on April 29, 1975, military and civilian strategists sought “lessons learned.”...