On December 21, 1968, the Apollo 8 spaceship blasted its way through the earth's atmosphere to begin the first U.S. mission to orbit the moon. During the ninth lunar revolution, the astronauts read the story of creation from the Bible.
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On November 30, 1967 Senator Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota declared his candidacy for the Democratic Nomination for president against the sitting Democ...
Going beyond a surface-level reading one finds a number of eerie similarities between Afghanistan and Vietnam in terms of military, political and strategic blunders committed by the U.S.
The question we must ask ourselves is whether our presence in Afghanistan will harm or hurt women, not whether we can use them as an excuse for an ongoing military assault of Afghanistan.
Having reported on more than a dozen wars, I've come in contact with a countless number of generals. But Fred Weyand was a memorable one, an acquaintance that I daresay blossomed into a friendship.
As with Vietnam, the problem in Afghanistan is political, not military. The United States can stay there forever if we want to -- but is it worth it?
The American general Stanley McChrystal's news that America risks losing Afghanistan is a bombshell. Washington has spent some $250 billion there since 2001.
Michoacan -- once a sleepy, humble, unselfconscious Mexican haven -- is now center stage in Mexico's drug war.
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