Stan R. Mitchell: foreign policy and military matters.

Stan R. Mitchell, USMC
Expert discussion and takes, as well as veteran interviews, all from a moderate perspective.
Created 03 Jul 2021
  • The 10/19/21 dispatch.
    19 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Happy Tuesday! Hope everyone’s week is off to a great start! Probably the biggest news since the last edition was the report regarding China’s hypersonic weapon and the passing of Colin Powell. Given ...
  • The 10/15/21 dispatch.
    15 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Happy Friday! Hope everyone is doing well. I thought I’d start this week’s edition with the news that Harvard is withdrawing a language program from China and moving it to Taiwan. And I literally said...
  • The 10/13/21 dispatch.
    13 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Hope everyone had a great weekend! And as I’m sure you guessed, I’m putting out the “Tuesday” newsletter a day late because I was lucky enough to have Monday off. And I was mostly busy on Monday, with...
  • The 10/8/21 dispatch.
    08 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Hope everyone has had a great week! Since my last post on Tuesday, I’m sad to say that things have gotten even testier with China. News broke that the United States ALREADY has troops in Taiwan, who a...
  • The 10/5/21 dispatch.
    05 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Hope everyone had a great weekend, and that you’re off to a strong start this week! Biggest news of late in the foreign policy world is China is upping its intimidation of Taiwan. (See stories below.)...
  • The 10/1/21 dispatch.
    01 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Hope everyone has had a great week! I thought I’d start this post off with my almost obsession with drones and robots, and how they will change the future of warfare. Take a look at this baby below. T...
  • The 9/28/21 dispatch.
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 0 2
    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Milley, testified to Congress today, and it’s safe to say that he made all kinds of news. He also gave both sides some ammo to use, while also probab...
  • The 9/24/21 dispatch.
    24 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Happy Friday to everyone! In this post, I wanted to share three quick China-related stories, and then share a few other neat things I’ve come across. First, China is still being China, trying to intim...
  • The 9/21/21 dispatch.
    21 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    French officials erupted in anger over the nuclear sub deal that I discussed last week. The agreement between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States led to France recalling its ambassado...
  • The 9/17/21 dispatch.
    17 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 0 3
    There’s been almost too much news this week to share it all (Regular readers know I prefer short posts). I won’t even post any additional news about the General Milley and Trump/China situation. It we...
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