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Mark Perry

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Arlington, VA, United States

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Past:
  • Business Insider
  • AmericanConservative
  • National Interest
  • LobeLog
  • Foreign Policy
  • POLITICO
  • Al Jazeera English
  • The Daily Beast

Past articles by Mark:

The Marines Corps is rolling out a 'subversive' new strategy to take on China

"If Berger is right, if it's possible to do better with less, than why can't the Army, Navy and Air Force do the same?" one Marine veteran said. → Read More

Our Allies Will Help With China—On Their Own Terms

Australia has proved unwilling to indulge American pleas for militarization. But that doesn't mean Canberra won't stand against Beijing. → Read More

Bob Barr and the Justice Department Send In Their Own Troops

While military voices criticize Trump's plans to crack down on the violence, federal soldiers of a different kind take to the streets. → Read More

Military Officers and Vets Uncomfortable With Trump's Domestic 'Battlespace'

Some are quietly pushing back against the president's threat to send troops to states without governors' consent. → Read More

Are We Entering a New Era of State Nullification?

It's the governors versus Washington, as America wages fifty different wars against a virus that knows no borders. → Read More

The Boomers Will Sacrifice Themselves on the Beaches of COVID-19

We will have done our duty by taking the hit in much greater numbers, at last flattening the curve. → Read More

Not Even the Military Thinks Landmines Are a 'Vital Tool'

Trump's recent reversal of Obama's landmine ban was not only a petty political move but just another boondoggle for the Pentagon. → Read More

Was James Mattis the Last Check on Trump?

Military sources say the recent strikes against Iran wouldn't have happened under the former secretary's watch. → Read More

Jimmy Hoffa is at the Bottom of a Pit in New Jersey

So claims a longtime crime writer and Teamsters biographer who says he warned Robert DeNiro 'The Irishman' was blarney. → Read More

The Real Reason the Navy Stood Up to Trump

Officials say their secretary was fired while attempting to address a real crisis in the special operations community. → Read More

The Military Officials Who Knew Saudi Arabia Would Fail

Privately they've been saying for years that Riyadh can't win in Yemen and that we shouldn't have given the Houthis up. → Read More

The First 'Invasion' of Texas

The battle over America’s past and future. → Read More

1984: The Year America Didn’t Go To War

Cabinet members slugged it out, but the one with the real war experience convinced Reagan not to avenge the Marine barracks bombing. → Read More

Qatar: The Mouse Whose Roar Might Prevent a War –

by Mark Perry America’s 18-year war on terrorism just got complicated—or, perhaps, it just got more complicated. At the center of the complication is the tiny state of Qatar, the Persian Gulf emira… → Read More

Why Tiny Qatar May Be Our Greatest Hope in the Iran Crisis

No matter what Saudi Arabia and Israel's friends in Washington say. → Read More

Navy SEAL on Trial: War Criminal or Patriot?

The 18-year-old war on terror comes home as Eddie Gallagher faces charges of killing civilians and trying to cover it up. → Read More

The Army’s Iraq War History: Truth-Telling or Mythmaking?

The military is great at telling us what went wrong but who they blame is more controversial. → Read More

Trump’s ‘Eyeball-to-Eyeball’ Orders to the Generals on Syria

Despite the storm and fury, the Syria withdrawal policy is unambiguous and going forward. → Read More

The Blob Is Lying About Trump’s Sudden Syria Withdrawal

The president's shift in policy has been portrayed as a surprise—but America's foreign-policy machinery was quietly tasked with preparing for it months ago. → Read More

Trump’s Decision to Leave Syria Was No ‘Surprise’

To say it was impulsive, or that the entire military opposes it, would be grossly misreading the situation. → Read More