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I was deeply saddened, though not particularly surprised, to hear of the passing of Samuel V. Wilson. “General Sam,” as he was widely known in...

November 11--once know as Armistice Day in commemoration of the end of World War I, now known as Veterans Day--is always a solemn occasion on...

The U.S. Army has been trying to resist the budget axe by citing to policymakers the lessons of history. Army leaders argue, rightly, that it...

The French are having initial and not unexpected success in Mali. Their fast-moving troops have taken the major city of Gao and are now about...

In light of my recent writing on Syria, bemoaning the Obama administration's strangely passive stance, a knowledgeable reader writes to ask:  "Would you be willing...