“Peace Through Strength” was more than a slogan.
It was — and remains — the key to the security of not only the United States, but the free world. Our military must be unequaled, both in strength and technology. At the same time, it is time that we take a hard look at nation-building and military interventions that lack clear justification or even objectives.
If it doesn’t make us safer, then we must ask: “Why are we doing it?”. The lives of our military servicemen and women are too precious to put at risk for anything other than making us more secure.