Michael Rubin of the American Enterprise Institute talks about the dangers of over-reliance on diplomacy. A scholar and former Pentagon official, he details the failures of diplomacy as they apply to rogue regimes, such as North Korea, Iran and the Taliban. He argues for a balanced approach including military and economic levers.
Dr. Robert J. Bunker talks about epochal changes taking place in warfare. He says gangs, terrorist groups and other non-state actors pose a challenge to modern nation states. He takes a broad historical approach to many subjects, but mostly, the blurred lines between armed conflict and law enforcement.