Lobo Institute in the News

The Lawfare Podcast: Jim Sciutto on Trump and ‘The Madman Theory’

During the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon employed an unusual scare tactic in his efforts to reach a withdrawal—he led Vietnam to believe he was crazy enough to start a nuclear war, an approach he described as the madman theory. From ...
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Overnight Defense: Trump advisers were wary of talking military options over fears he’d accidentally start war

As published by the Hill by Ellen Hill TRUMP ADVISORS WERE WARY OF TALKING MILITARY OPTIONS OVER FEAR OF STARTING WAR: President Trump's advisers were wary to talk to him about military options over fears he'd accidentally start a war, ...
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Trump advisers hesitated to give military options and warned adversaries over fears he might start a war

As published by CNN by Jim Scuitto Washington (CNN)Amid escalating tensions with both North Korea and Iran, President Donald Trump's advisers hesitated to give him military options fearing the President might accidentally take the US to war and deliberately informed ...
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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon On Women in Combat

Click Here to Listen. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a New York Times bestselling author of two books: Ashley's War on the role of American women in special operations and The Dressmaker of Khair Khana about a young female entrepreneur in ...
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Trump advisers were wary of talking military options over fears he’d accidentally start war: report

As published by The Hill by Justine Coleman President Trump's advisers were wary to talk to him about military options over fears he’d accidentally start a war, CNN’s Jim Sciutto reportedThursday. Sciutto, CNN’s chief national security correspondent, said multiple former ...
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Defense analysts on addressing reports of Russian bounties

As published by ABC News Radio by Eric Mollo (NEW YORK) – In an interviewwith “Axios on HBO” that aired Monday night, President Trump says he “never discussed” reports of Russia offering bounties to Taliban militants for the killing of ...
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Review: The Madman Theory assesses what’s behind Trump foreign policy

As published by the Washington Examiner by Tom Rogan "They describe Trump's unpredictability, his favoring of gut over hard data, his deliberate and almost reflexive ignoring of advice and counsel as simply who he is and how he operates. For ...
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Search and rescue effort concludes for missing Marines, all 8 presumed deceased

As published by ABC News by Luis Martinez After an extensive 40-hour search, the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), and the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) concluded their search and rescue operation for seven ...
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US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany

As published by ABC News by Luis Martinez The United States is removing nearly 12,000 American troops from Germany and will move the headquarters of U.S. European Command from Germany to Belgium in a major repositioning of forces that the Pentagon says is intended ...
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Asaad Hanna On The White Helmets

Click here to listen. Asaad Hanna served in the office of the Chairman of the White Helmets, officially known as the Syrian Civil Defense, supporting the Chairman’s work in strategy, fundraising, messaging, internet and social media documentation, and on-the-ground training ...
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