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LESSONS IN DISASTER
Mr. President, Can the Ghosts of Vietnam Talk You Down?
Writer and Social Entrepreneur on Politics, Film and Civil Soc...
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.
"Lessons in Disaster": If Obama Caves to the Pentagon, He's No Jack Kennedy
Policy Director, Just Foreign Policy
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.
A Vietnam Book That Haunts the US in Afghanistan
Author and Fellow at the Century Foundation
Do we have the necessary sobriety, humbleness and wisdom in our current times in Washington to weigh appropriately our next moves on Afghanistan?
Obama's Astute Choice: General James Jones as National Security Adviser
Member of the Council on Foreign Relations
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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