When persuasion is used without regard for the other person, when it becomes sadistic and reckless endangerment, it is what we have come to know as torture.
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WASHINGTON -- Robert S. McNamara, the Kennedy-Johnson-era defense secretary, will be most remembered as a man instrumental in sending hundreds of thou...
Part of me will never forgive him for the consequences of his mistakes in Vietnam. But another part respects him for his efforts to come to terms with his actions and to help a younger generation to learn.
Morris said, "very few people today know about the firebombing and hardly anybody knows about Robert McNamara's role in the firebombing".
The new commander-in-chief would be wise to examine JFK's first year: Appoint the strongest team possible, yet be prepared to reject your counselors' advice, even when vastly outnumbered.
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