Another Troop Surge in America’s Longest War

Another Troop Surge in America’s Longest War

President Trump might have dodged military service in his youth, but he certainly is militaristic — he’s bellicose, likes to issue commands, and is constantly firing off militant tweets at anyone he perceives to be an enemy (which seems to include everyone who...
2,300 Deaths Are Enough

2,300 Deaths Are Enough

President Barack Obama’s recent attempt to define foreign policy failed to accurately reflect how Washington intends to end one of the biggest quagmires of our time: Afghanistan. “You are the first class to graduate since 9/11 who may not be sent into...
Stalled at the Starting Line

Stalled at the Starting Line

“Gentlemen, start your engines.” That message, played repeatedly in a commercial beamed on the Jumbotron at this year’s Indianapolis 500, had nothing to do with racecars. A coalition of faith, business, and law enforcement leaders used the iconic...
Our Women in Uniform Deserve Better

Our Women in Uniform Deserve Better

Americans have honored our soldiers and those killed in U.S. wars in late May for nearly 150 years. Memorial Day, which became an official holiday in 1868, was originally called Decoration Day and got started when civilian women decided to decorate military graves...
Cannon Fodder, 21st Century-Style

Cannon Fodder, 21st Century-Style

The White House Almost never frets, About the lies It told to vets. This Memorial Day, I’d like to salute the young people who continue to enlist in our armed forces. Their initial training reinforces their sense that America is beset with many ill-motivated...
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