Putting a price on American heads today is not at all like the U.S. arming anti-Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
For James Stavridis's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The failed siege of Tripoli is an opening for peace, but only if the outside players end their proxy war.
U.S.-China tensions over trade and the coronavirus epidemic are playing out dangerously in contested waters.
After months of Moscow's provocations, the U.S. and U.K. sent surface ships to the Barents Sea for the first time in 35 years.
It will take the right kind of 355-ship U.S. Navy to blunt Beijing's goals in the South China Sea and beyond.
The U.S. has to mend fences with wayward alliance members to avoid war with Russia.
Cancelling the Visiting Forces Agreement will help al-Qaida and bolster China's hand.
Terrorism and outside influence threaten to derail the continent's hard-won progress.
Even if coronavirus fizzles out, the world's armies must prepare for the next deadly outbreak.
Ruling for life gives the Russian leader strategic-planning advantages over the West