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Robert McNamara and the 3.5 Miles not Taken

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

While it's an oversimplification to suggest McNamara was the primary artisan of Vietnam, we cannot diminish his tragic contribution to the war.

Robert McNamara: Even In Death, Vietnam War Still Haunts Legacy

McClatchy | David Lightman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Robert S. McNamara, the Kennedy-Johnson-era defense secretary, will be most remembered as a man instrumental in sending hundreds of thou...

Cheney's Toys

Leslie Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leslie Griffith

We all remember conniving against a democratically-elected president ended in 1963. And we hear comparisons between the young, vibrant JFK and Obama. May the parallels end there.

Team of Rivals: JFK's Lessons for Commander-in-Chief Obama

Gordon Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gordon Goldstein

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.

It's Time for Bush Appointees to "Spend More Time with Their Families"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The people who served in the top echelons of the Bush administration owe us an apology for putting the nation through this prolonged nightmare. They do not deserve to keep their positions.