Veterans need more than flags on Memorial Day

Eighteen veterans each day kill themselves; an average of 950 veterans each month attempt suicide, shouldn't this be considered a national emergency?


“Arab Spring, Libyan Winter” has timely lessons for NATO summit

A timely new book, "Arab Spring, Libyan WInter," provides a short, information-rich guide to what the NATO controversy is all about.


Difficult days ahead for Afghanistan and U.S.

Without a new strategy - not the slow downsizing of the Afghanistan war over the next decade - there will indeed be difficult days ahead.