All this talk of an ‘apocalyptic’ threat is simply childish – Chuck Hagel and Martin Dempsey were pure Hollywood. They only needed Tom Cruise

“Apocalyptic.” “End-of-days strategic vision.” “Beyond anything we have ever seen.” “An imminent threat to every interest we have.” “Beyond just a terrorist group.” “We must prepare for everything.” So are they Martians? Alien invaders from Planet X? Destroyer spacecraft from the movie Independence Day? The word movie is the clue. […]