Earl H. Tilford

Iran: Israel’s Options

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Late in the summer of 1961, President John F. Kennedy asked the Air Force to plan a...

Sorry Mess: Presidential Apologies and Pardons

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Much ink has flowed over the recent apologies from President Barack Obama, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta,...

Strategic Abdication

Earl H. Tilford, Center for Vision and Values From Damascus to Tehran, a test for world leadership is underway. Daily, the Syrian military—well-armed, highly trained...

Preparing the Military for Future Threats

EARL H. TILFORD With breaking news of a U.S. Navy SEAL team successfully rescuing two hostages from pirates in Somalia, military pundits are quick to...

Military Modernization: Back to the Future

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES President Barack Obama’s vision for modernizing the U.S. military is little more than an exercise in “back...

Iran: How to Lose

Earl H. Tilford, The Center for Vision and Values Once again, tensions between Iran and the international community are on the rise as the United...