Day: January 1, 2020

Washington’s Iraq Catastrophe

Washington’s Iraq Catastrophe

January 1, 2020
The Savoyard philosopher Joseph de Maistre died almost 200 years ago, having expressed many opinions, including the observation that “Every country has the government it deserves.” He was an inflexibl…
Will War Derail Trump’s Reelection?

Will War Derail Trump’s Reelection?

January 1, 2020
“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future,” Yogi Berra reminded us. But on “The McLaughlin Group,” the TV talk show on which this writer has appeared for four decades, predictions a…
Book Review: Waging Peace in Vietnam

Book Review: Waging Peace in Vietnam

January 1, 2020
One of the enduring myths connected to the Vietnam War is that the U.S. military could have won the war if the politicians and protestors back in Washington didn’t somehow handicap the generals. When …