Category Archives: War

Gates on Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq

Possibly one of the smartest men in our government is Sec. of Defense, Robert Gates.  He talks with Fareed Zakaria on CNN about what he thinks of the situation there and what we can and should do.  I think his … Continue reading

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Seriously, why isn’t America worried about. . .

THE TALIBAN!!  Based on all the newscasts, the Taliban are 60 miles away from Islamabad.  So far, I’ve only seen Anderson Cooper do a story on it.  As for the rest of the news programs, they only mention it at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Palestine Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter starts off by talking about the promises in the Camp David Peace Accords.  Egypt has fulfilled it’s promise; Israel, however, has not fulfilled it’s promise toward Palestine as was stated by the Camp David Accords.  From here, Israel … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden: Found

I got this from a blog: Geography Professor Thomas Gillespie of UCLA has employed a technique typically used for tracking endangered species in order to pinpoint the most likely location of the world’s most wanted terrorist. Someone should go there … Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas: What counts as Victory?

There’s an article at the Christian Science Monitor about what each sides constitutes victory.  This fight looks pretty serious and there hasn’t been this extreme kind of fighting since the 80’s. The article is interesting because it looks at both … Continue reading

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Are military drafts unethical or immoral?

Someone posed this question to askphilosophers.com. You can read the philosopher’s response here.  I thought the reply was interesting and I’m still pondering over it.  Basically, the philosopher replied saying that military drafts in democracies should be considered mandatory.  The … Continue reading

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