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Consequences of War

Peace Is More Than the Absence of War

Diana Jenkins | Posted 06.21.2014 | Home
Diana Jenkins

I lived a childhood of peace. I experienced war as a teenager. And as an adult, I see how the aftermath of violent conflict transforms communities. Unfortunately, the death and suffering of war does not end when the last bullet whizzes by.

Iraq 10 Years Later: Participating in My Generation's Most Controversial War

John Bruhns | Posted 05.10.2013 | Home
John Bruhns

Many of those who served in Iraq have moved on and started their lives anew. I am among that cohort. Despite my new beginning, I'm left with memories of that war. Those memories remind me of how lucky I am to live in America.

Libya and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Conn Hallinan | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Conn Hallinan

War always has consequences, although not all of them are initially obvious. In war, as Carl von Clausewitz noted, the only thing you can determine is who fires the first shot. After that it is all fog and plans gone awry.