A day after the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks – how should we move forward?
When war stories find their place in history, is the truth good enough? Lessons learned from the Afghanistan movie “Restrepo” and the Declaration of Independence.
WikiLeaks. These online muckrackers are attracting as much attention as the diplomatic and military secrets they’ve exposed. But by winning their “tell-all” battle, are they losing the free-speech war?
Despite threats of violence, Afghanistan’s war-weary people participated in the second parliamentary election since the Taliban regime was overthrown. Who are the players, and why should we care?
The “Ground Zero Mosque” project is igniting passion on all sides. But what decision would be in everyone’s best interests? Let’s take a closer look…
A “sneak peek” of the gripping new Afghan War documentary “Restrepo” leads to a key question – what compels Soldiers to go to battle, again and again? As a Soldier myself, I have some ideas…
What lesson is rockstar Bono learning as his organization “ONE” seeks solutions to the problem of extreme poverty in Africa? And could this same lesson apply to Afghanistan?
Before we claim “mission accomplished” in Afghanistan, shouldn’t we revisit U.S. objectives, and be sure our strategies support those goals? It’s worth looking for wisdom from military leaders who’ve been on the ground – up close and personal with Afghan tribes.