Tag: General Stanley McChrystal

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    In a new book, this historian and professor of international relations writes that America’s long military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq “demonstrated the folly of imagining that war could be mastered” and demolished “Washington’s pretensions to moral superiority.” More

    August 6, 2010 | Comments

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    “American citizens must look beyond the vicissitudes of military leadership to the form of ordered peace they desire their military power to bring about.” More

    June 24, 2010 | Comments

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    “Just wars require right authorities. President Obama is the right authority. One can only hope he and his administration continue to reflect on whether on not this war is just.” More

    June 24, 2010 | Comments

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    In Afghanistan, observes Georgetown University professor John Langan, “we are forced to fight in cautious and disagreeable ways” and “we never get very far from the possibility of tragedy.” More

    November 23, 2009 | Comments