You don't have to be a dove to understand what President Kennedy understood: putting U.S. troops on the ground somewhere doesn't automatically make you more powerful.
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Dear Mr. President: It is stunning to me that a humane and discerning mind like yours is being dragged further into an unnecessary and unwinnable war. Please listen to your inner compass.
Do we have the necessary sobriety, humbleness and wisdom in our current times in Washington to weigh appropriately our next moves on Afghanistan?
In selecting General Jones as his national security adviser, Obama has eschewed the model of the foreign policy intellectual and instead placed a true military-affairs expert as his side in the White House.
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