Mastriano-penned 2002 paper justifying civilian casualties raises eyebrows among war scholars
The GOP gov hopeful, a vet, argued that the U.S. military’s 'hypersensitivity' to civilian deaths is an 'enormous weakness.'
Biden to ask Congress for more Ukraine aid after earlier U.S. funding runs dry
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is preparing to ask Congress for billions more in aid to Ukraine as the war shifts to the Eastern regions of the country, following Russia’s failure to take the capital city of Kyiv. “I’m asking the Defense Department to put together what they think we need,” Biden said this week. […]
A pro-Putin president of France? Quelle horreur | Dick Polman
Are the voters in France as stupid or oblivious as the fatal plurality of Americans were in 2016? Vladimir Putin is counting on it.
The Butchers of Bucha will never face justice. That’s the lesson of history | Opinion
True justice only comes when perpetrators admit to their acts and lay out for courts and for history the crimes they committed.
The world always wants to look away. That’s why war correspondents always matter | Opinion
Those who commit war crimes always say they didn't do it. We need to hold it up to the light. Always.
In Ukraine, a month that has shaken the world | John Nagl
While we were slow to recognize the peril Putin presented, we can no longer shirk our responsibility.
Biden’s toughest choices on Ukraine, Russia lie ahead of him | Fletcher McClellan
It's only a matter of time before Americans decide Biden is spending too much time on foreign affairs and not enough on domestic issues.
There are limits to the American Renaissance over Ukraine | Bruce Ledewitz
American public life remains as unhealthy as it was before Vladimir Putin's brutal invasion.
Echoes of the Truman Doctrine: Biden’s words on Ukraine spark support, not war | Opinion
We can better understand Biden’s response to Ukraine by looking at how Truman responded to problems in Greece just after the end of World War II.
Putin’s brazen manipulation of language is a perfect example of Orwellian doublespeak | Opinion
Orwell used '1984' to explore what happens when communication conforms to the desires of political power instead of demonstrable fact.
Ukrainians are fighting and dying to defend their homes. Could I do the same? | Bruce Ledewitz
The crisis in Ukraine, and the courage of its people, presents America with a chance for a national renaissance.
What’s going on with oil prices? It’s more complicated than you think | Opinion
Price shocks aren’t new. Viewed historically, they are an integral part of oil market dynamics, not anomalies.