I asked Col. Mykleby about issues facing President Obama in his second term. The resulting interview is long but well worth reading. It offers a fresh approach to national security from someone who has served at the highest levels of the U.S. military. I'll post it in two parts.
While Levin and his trustees have been deft managers of their storm-tossed craft, they've been poor visionaries and navigators for liberal education, whose course will require different risks and courage.
Getting things right with the BRICS plus Turkey is vital to all national security challenges in the future -- and managing the reality that China matters more than all the rest is the vital challenge that matters.