Tag Archives: Duty-Honor-Country

Almost the Right Thing

There was that graduation at West Point long ago. Colin Powell spoke – he was fine. The Soviet Union had just collapsed and we had no enemies now. In fact, our idea of how societies should be organized had won. … Continue reading

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Duty and Honor and Country

As we’re in our eighth year of war in Afghanistan, and having occupied Iraq for almost as long, and as we are now waging a proxy war in Pakistan, using drones as our proxies, and special forces we’ll not mention, … Continue reading

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