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Naval History

The Forgotten Branch: Author Jack Beritzhoff Remembers the Merchant Marine

David Kudler | Posted 07.24.2013 | Books
David Kudler

As we approach Memorial Day, most Americans are conscious of honoring those who have served in the military, so nearly all of us could name the three largest branches -- the Army, the Air Force, and the Navy. Very few, however, would think to include the Merchant Marine.

"You Have Chosen Poorly!" The Problem With Historical Analogies and U.S. Policy

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 10.18.2011 | World
Franz-Stefan Gady

Analogies are used widely for justification or advocacy or to assist in processing difficult information. The problem arises when policy makers select 'bad' analogies.