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On the Obsolescence of War

On the Obsolescence of War

Wars never go as planned. Putin's decision to go to war in Ukraine has backfired so severely that the Russian economy has nearly collapsed in a matter of one week. Not quite what he had in mind.
Racing Down the Slippery Slope That Starts with Book Burning

Racing Down the Slippery Slope That Starts with Book Burning

Republicans are resorting to book burning as a protest against teaching history with things like the 1619 Project. In reality it depicts is a history of triumph, achievement, endurance, incremental victories against impossible odds and courage.
War and the Contagion of Evil

War and the Contagion of Evil

The enduring questions of war are, "How does a normal person decide to become a random killer of civilians? What has seized his normal social human intellect to become a callous murderer?"
Will Ukraine Be Putin’s Last Dance?

Will Ukraine Be Putin’s Last Dance?

Don’t for a minute believe any notion that Ukraine will be a pushover for Putin. Soon he will have to answer to the parents and loved ones of Russian soldiers who have died for him but not for Russia.

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