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Cuts Can Provoke Restraint

Rather than adopting a strategy of restraint to get savings from the Pentagon, budgetary cuts can be used to produce restraint. A large cut to Pentagon spending could spark an evaluation of priorities and generate support for elements of a…

A Time To Choose: ‘Company Men’ Or Common Decency?

"To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time to every purpose, under heaven… A time to kill, a time to heal… A time for peace, I swear it’s not too late" ~ "Turn, Turn, Turn," as performed by the…

A Recipe for Disaster

Call it a colossal victory for a Pentagon that hasn’t won a war in this century, but not for the rest of us. Congress only recently passed and the president approved one of the largest Pentagon budgets ever. It will surpass spending at the…

The Long Sordid History of Pentagon Intervention in Iraq

There is no reason for the Pentagon to be depressed, despondent, or angry over the fact that Iraqi officials are kicking the Pentagon out of Iraq. The Pentagon doesn’t belong in Iraq in the first place. First, it’s important to keep in…