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