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Fred’s War Study Op-Ed

By on 5.20.07 | 11:39AM

In light of all this Ron Paul/Rudy Giuliani business, Fred Thompson's recent op-ed on returning military history to college curricula deserves contemplation and comment. What can stuyding war tell us about fighting it? When is it patriotic -- prudent -- proper -- to avoid war? And what does Victor Davis Hanson -- who Thompson cites approvingly as one of his favorite historians -- have to do with all this? I have extended thoughts here.

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