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What Has the U.S. Learned from Its Military History

Robert Hardaway | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Robert Hardaway

Ever since the American Revolutionary War, a startling statistic has emerged: the U.S. has not lost a single conventional war, but not won even a single guerrilla war. What can be learned from this experience?

The Failure of Counterinsurgency: Afghanistan

Ivan Eland | Posted 01.31.2015 | World
Ivan Eland

The current power-sharing government among factions in Afghanistan will likely be as successful the one in Iraq during the Nouri al-Maliki period: not very.

ISIS Is Beheading Journalists to Lure America Into Another Ground War. Remember the Iraq War's Lessons

H. A. Goodman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

If we fall into the trap set by ISIS, our country will have proven that its attention span is not only short, but also captivated by terrorist propaganda and lured into costly wars by terrorist strategies.

A Hellish 30-Hour Bus Trip Convinced Me That Colombia Could End Its Civil War

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.26.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

Foreign tourists are flocking to the beaches of Cartagena and the restaurants of Bogota. And they should. Colombia's rich culture and astonishing natural beauty are easily accessible.

The Red Dawn Remake: The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Remakes are generally never as good as their originals, but what really worries me about the Red Dawn remake is that the foreign invaders this go-around are apparently going to be...Chinese.

John McCain Antics -- Thursday 25 September, 2008

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose John McCain is engaged in a hypocritical effort to preempt the narrative of this Presidential contest. Today I shall try to carry ...