How We Learned Not To Care About America’s Wars

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by Andrew Bacevich Consider, if you will, these two indisputable facts.  First, the United States is today more or less permanently engaged in hostilities in not one faraway place, but at least seven.  Second, the vast majority of the American people… Continue Reading  

Three Strikes and You’re Out? The False Promise of Aerial Policing    

"The first big raid by the 8th Air Force was on a Focke Wulf plant at Marienburg.  Coming back, the Germans were up in full force and we lost at least 80 ships - 800 men, many of them pals."  1943. Army Air Forces.  (OWI)
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NARA FILE #:  208-YE-7
WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #:  1087

by James A. Russell The unlearned lessons of America’s recent failures in war took an ominous and strange twist last week as yet another state embraced the false promise of aerial policing in the Middle East. Russia represents the third… Continue Reading