Category Archives: american foreign policy

Antiseptic war is always a figment of the imagination

How quickly we forget. German bombs reduced much of London to rubble early in World War II but did not defeat the Brits. American B52s left craters all over Vietnam but it was Americans who ultimately fled from hotel roofs. … Continue reading

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Libyan intervention raises questions

As American warplanes drop their payloads over Libyan military targets, our intervention thus far has elicited generally widespread bipartisan support. ┬áThis time, after all, we’re clearly on the side of the good guys, or at least on the side fighting … Continue reading

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Chipping ice in a winter of revolution

LEXINGTON, Mass. — This harsh winter has taken on its own rhythm. Every morning I grab the garden edger and take a few more whacks at the crust of ice coating our patio and driveway. Shock waves ripple through my … Continue reading

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