Monthly Archives: September 2007

Protests Grow in Myanmar

  Photo: Reuters This report in the New York Times and elsewhere talks of growing protests led by Buddhist monks against Myanmar’s military regime.  Yesterday the protestors were greeted by Aung Ssn Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and leader … Continue reading

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“Sir, I don’t know, actually.”

Listening to and reading about General David Petraeus’ report to Congress this week has been completely depressing. When asked by Senator John Warner (R.-Va) if his strategy in Iraq was making America safer, Petraeus responded, "Sir, I don’t know, actually. I’ve not … Continue reading

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Sunday NYT: Challenging the Generals

Looks like others are picking up on the theme started by Lt. Col. Paul Yingling in his article A failure in generalship, published in the Armed Forces Journal.  (My previous post on this here.) Paul Kaplan’s article Challenging the Generals … Continue reading

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