Aaron MacLean

Aaron MacLean, a Marine infantry veteran of Afghanistan and former Senate aide, is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and host of the podcast School of War.

Israel's Outside-the-Box Options

A war in Gaza right now is a war on Hamas’s timeline and initiative. Israel should consider seizing the initiative by making unpredictable moves elsewhere first.

Oct. 13 2023 12:01AM

Podcast: Aaron MacLean on Deterrence and American Power

America’s adversaries are testing its boundaries more and more, a sign of its diminished deterrent power. A former Marine officer explains where it went and how to restore it.

March 18 2022 12:01AM