Debate war as it is, not as you want it to be

War is ugly.  It sounds like a cliché at this point, and most of us never really have to think about how truly horrifying it is. This week, however, we got some disturbing glimpses into the [...]

General McChrystal's Afghanistan strategy, meet reality

One of the major underlying concerns with US strategy in Afghanistan that is not examined nearly enough is whether it is realistic. Since General McChrystal took over as commander in Afghanistan, [...]