Professionals and PatriotsWashington has rumbled for years with rumors of professional dissent at the Pentagon and C.I.A. from Bush administration policies in the war on terror and the invasion of Iraq. Occasionally the dissent has become public, as when Gen.
The True Costs of War
As the nation moves beyond the third anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, difficult choices lie ahead. While it has become increasingly clear that the war in Iraq has not made the United States more secure or the world a safer place, future U.S. policy in Iraq is not nearly as clear.
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Did the founding fathers have in mind today’s roughly $500 billion-a-year federal social programs when they penned the constitutional pledge
Baghdad is burning when Paul Bremer arrives in May 2003. It is still burning when he leaves 14 months later.