Monthly Archives: November 2010

Transition to Civilian Lead

Vice President Biden wrote in a NYT op-ed article this weekend about the U.S. transition from military to civilian lead in Iraq. His reinforcement of the notion that America is not “disengaging” from Iraq in the military drawdown applies equally … Continue reading

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Let the Taliban Wait It Out!

I say let the Taliban retreat inside Afghanistan or elsewhere, with the intention of “waiting us out.” While they’re cooling their heels, Afghans across the country – and especially in the South – have the chance to work hard with … Continue reading

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Right-sizing the Federal Workforce

I suppose it is inevitable that the Administration and Congress will reduce the number of Federal employees now as a way to trim the deficit and to trim the size of government. I hope we will not toss the national … Continue reading

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Election Day Results

I am certain Yemen will soon disappear from the headlines of American newspapers only to return several months from now, except next time could be because of more dire developments. Sudan will come back to a TV station near you, … Continue reading

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