Military (page 33)

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    Perhaps the president could learn a lesson from Charlie Sheen?

    Not in terms of the drug abuse, mind you, or the questionable company (although one could make a reasonable case that Sheen’s porn-star pals occupy a slightly higher moral plane than some of the Washington insider crowd). No, President Obama might benefit by adopting Sheen’s “winning” mantra. At least that…
    Mitch Kokai, June 24, 2011
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    Krauthammer examines who really holds the nation’s war power

    Charles Krauthammer‘s latest column at National Review Online dissects the debate over who — the president or Congress — really holds the power to take the United States to war. Is the Libya war legal? Under the 1973 War Powers Resolution, it is not.
    Mitch Kokai, June 24, 2011
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    Kristol questions the timing of the troop withdrawals

    William Kristol‘s latest Weekly Standard column examines the factors contributing to President Obama’s decision to remove surge troops from Afghanistan by summer 2012: The budget savings are trivial. The increased risk of mission failure in Afghanistan is great. There is even a real chance…
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2011
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    Hood, Hayward praise the American military

    In the wake of the news of Osama Bin Laden’s demise, reaction on National Review Online’s “Corner” includes observations from John Hood and Steven Hayward, a recent Shaftesbury Society speaker. Hood’s contribution to the discussion: I’ve been thinking this morning about Julius…
    Mitch Kokai, May 2, 2011