Category Archives: More Troops for Afghanistan

That Odd Noise Before Defeat

Greg Jaffe is a rather well-respected defense correspondent for the Washington Post, and he has won the Pulitzer Prize and all that, and his latest book, co-authored with David Cloud, is The Fourth Star: Four Generals and the Epic Struggle … Continue reading

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Sometimes Only the Good Resign

People unhappy with their work can cause all sorts of trouble in the office, or whatever the job site is. They might grumble and pull others aside and say what’s being done is just nonsense, which makes everyone uncomfortable, especially … Continue reading

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