by Gopal Ratnam | Dec 4, 2014 | MonitorAsh Carter once wanted to bomb North Korea, but a look at the former history student’s record suggests he’d be far more cautious about Iran and the Islamic State if he took the helm at the Pentagon.
by Gopal Ratnam | Dec 2, 2014 | MonitorThe administration fired Chuck Hagel without having a replacement lined up, but Obama seems to have found the man he wants to run the Pentagon at a time of war abroad and infighting at home.
by Gopal Ratnam | Nov 27, 2014 | MonitorChuck Hagel was always being upstaged by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The next secretary of defense will have to change that equation.
by Gopal Ratnam | Nov 25, 2014 | MonitorFiring Hagel was the easy part. Finding a new Pentagon chief capable of dealing with the Islamic State, a micromanaging White House, and angry Republicans will be far harder.
by Gopal Ratnam | Nov 24, 2014 | Monitor