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William Astore

William Astore

William J. Astore is a retired lieutenant colonel (USAF), who has taught at the Air Force Academy and the Naval Postgraduate School, and now teaches History at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Articles by this author

 

Let's Reinvent the US Military for Real National Defense

Ten ways to create a people's military.

William Astore ·


Tough Truths Are Desperately Needed About America's Lost Wars

America is stabbing itself in the back.

William Astore ·


Endless War Is A Feature of Our National Programming

On pulling the plug on the war machine.

William Astore ·


Back to the Future—and the Cold War—at the Pentagon

Why 2021 looks so much like 1981—and why that should frighten us all.

William Astore ·


Rewarding Failure: Why Pentagon Weapons Programs Rarely Get Canceled Despite Major Problems

As scores of billions of dollars are thrown away on failed weapons systems, America's roads, bridges, and other forms of infrastructure continue to crumble. 

William Astore ·


A Ten-Point Plan to Make Joe Biden a Peace-Time President

After two decades of war and four administrations, it won't be easy to work for peace—but it sure is worth the try.

William Astore ·


We're All Prisoners of War Now

When will America free itself from war?

William Astore ·


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