People of faith must remember the suffering of those affected by American policy abroad. While the U.S. Congress refuses to count the dead, we can raise our voices on behalf of those who have been unjustly silenced.
The long-tail effects of chemical weapons continue to plague Iraq today, burdening a decimated health care system, and providing horrifying visual fodder for extremists who would incite hatred against the West.
It is for these reasons, including an unfortunate incident in which a chief of staff burst into the Senate dining room, forcibly insinuated himself between me and the member, and hurled the book against the wall, that the book bears this appearance.
Before any prospective nominee for DNI agrees to take the job, he or she should get a firm commitment from the President to provide the political backing for budget and personnel authority lacking in the legislative charter.