Why Is the U.S. Attacking Libya?

March 23rd, 2011

By Tom Carter U.S. policy in Libya is getting murkier by the minute, and there’s not much chance of a positive outcome.  All the normal standards for employing military force are being ignored, probably because most of the decision making is being done by people who know little about the military and don’t hold it […]


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The Afghanistan Train Wreck

December 28th, 2009

By Tom Carter The classic metaphor is watching two trains chug along toward each other in slow motion, knowing that they will collide head-on but being unable to do anything about it.  That’s what the Administration’s Afghanistan policy looks like.  The President made his speech at West Point, declaring that he would send an additional […]


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Why Afghanistan Is Important

December 2nd, 2009

Pakistan has had nuclear capabilities and weaponry for years and the last thing the world needs is ‘nuclear Pakistan’ falling into the hands of the Taliban.


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A Strategy Certain to Fail

December 2nd, 2009

By Tom Carter President Obama announced his strategy for the war in Afghanistan in a speech at West Point last night. He predictably chose a middle path, a domestic political decision designed to satisfy conservatives that the war isn’t being abandoned and to satisfy liberals that the commitment is neither large nor unlimited.  He sought to […]


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Judgment Day

December 1st, 2009

By Larry Ennis Today our President has promised to deliver his very long-awaited decision on how his Administration will conduct the war in Afghanistan. Owing to his lack of experience in this area of policy making, he would be smart to throw in the towel. The cost in life and resources makes on-the-job training for this […]


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