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by | May 10, 2020

In reviewing the circumstances of the shutdown of the country’s colleges and universities 50 years ago this month and today’s…

by | Apr 7, 2020

Monday It’s raining here, and I hate that. But I was in Rancho Mirage yesterday, and that was fabulous. The…

by | Mar 9, 2020

Nearly a half-century apart, two presidential candidates promised the end to wars that had gone on too long. In 1968,…

by | Nov 12, 2019

In a recent poll by YouGov and the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, 70 percent of millennial Americans (23 to 38…

by | Mar 19, 2019

As I said in my recent article on Vietnam, this is the war we lost. Or is it? Upon arrival…

by | Oct 26, 2018

In early 1971, General Creighton Abrams, the head of MACV (U.S. military command in South Vietnam), ordered the interdiction of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, the network of roads and warehouses that ran through Laos and Cambodia practically to within an artillery shot of Saigon. The trail was used by the North Vietnamese to supply their armies and the Viet Cong (southern Communist led guerrillas). The latter were much reduced in numbers and effectiveness after frustrating years of efforts by the U.S. and South Vietnamese leaderships to devise a winning strategy.

by | May 15, 2018

I’ve been asked a number of times about John Kerry’s unauthorized actions with Iran compared to Ted Kennedy’s unauthorized actions…

by | Oct 13, 2017

Ken Burns’ riveting documentary on the war in Vietnam stirred emotions and brought back haunting memories of a dark slice…

by | Sep 16, 2016

“I wouldn’t want to serve with anyone who isn’t a volunteer.” This self-congratulatory platitude has been expressed to me personally,…

by | Sep 9, 2016

The youth vote became a reality a generation ago due to the slogan — apt for Veterans’ Day (thanks, vets,…

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