Tag: U.S. military

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    When Sikhs began to restore their gurdwara in Oak Creek, “I saw the spirit of chardi kala, everlasting hope and optimism, in the community,” recalls activist Valarie Kaur. More

    July 26, 2013 | Comments

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    “You can not have a peace without justice. So we learned to defend not only ourselves, we were taught to defend the defenseless,” says U.S. Army officer Major Kamal Kalsi. More

    July 26, 2013 | Comments

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    “People across the political spectrum, right to left, are beginning to wonder if we are committed to a mission whose success is dubious now at best because of the way we’ve defined it,” says William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. More

    March 16, 2012 | Comments

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    Does the US have a duty to act? Is it possible to somehow intervene in Syria and still do more good than harm? “Nothing is certain in human affairs,” says this political and moral philosopher. More

    March 16, 2012 | Comments

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    “When we’re using missiles that kill but place no risk,” suggests Yale law professor Stephen Carter, “that means it’s easier to fight, which means it’s more likely we’ll fight.” More

    March 2, 2012 | Comments

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    “We’re a nation based on moral values, and when we express those values to communities around the world, we’re showing them an America…with whom they want to partner and not fight.” More

    February 17, 2012 | Comments

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    Since Congress repealed Don’t Ask Don’t Tell last December, more than on million US troops have taken instruction in the new policy. But some military chaplains are raising concerns.
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    June 17, 2011 | Comments

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    This week the House of Representatives authorized a memorial at Arlington National Cemetery for 13 fallen Jewish military chaplains.
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    May 27, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from our conversation with the director of policy studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on some of the ethical and moral issues at stake in the US raid that ended in the death of Osama bin Laden. More

    May 3, 2011 | 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

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