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May 02, 2012
Op-ed by Brigadier General David R. Irvine, USA (Ret.). May marks a year since Seal Team Six dropped out of the night sky on a darkened compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Two bullets ended Osama...
May 01, 2012
Op-ed by  Major General Walter L. Stewart Jr., USA (Ret.) As we reflect on the anniversary of the operation to capture Osama bin Laden, there will undoubtedly be a chorus of voices...
April 16, 2012
Op-ed by Rear Admiral John D. Hutson, JAGC, USN (Ret.). Though the NDAA detention provisions -- and the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) on which they are based -- are...
March 29, 2012
Op-ed by Rear Admiral John D. Hutson, JAGC, USN (Ret.) . Jack Goldsmith, a former Bush administration official, recently wrote about how the Obama administration learned to love...
December 11, 2011
Op-ed by Retired Marines Generals Charles C. Krulak and Joseph P. Hoar. IN his inaugural address, President Obama called on us to “reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals...
December 09, 2011
Op-ed by Brigadier General Stephen N Xenakis, USA (Ret.). In 2004, the news that Americans had committed abuse and mistreatment in Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo was shocking. Even more alarming,...
November 28, 2011
Op-ed by Major General Paul D. Eaton, USA (Ret.). Recent efforts to militarize our justice system and reimpose the use of torture during interrogation are ill advised. They can only further erode...
October 26, 2011
Op-ed by Brigadier General David R. Irvine, USA (Ret.). Tucked into the sizable fiscal 2012 defense bill are stealth provisions that, taken together, represent the most radical change of...
July 11, 2011
Op-ed by Major General Paul D. Eaton, USA (Ret.). The Obama administration last week quietly announced the capture, interrogation and arraignment of Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame, a terrorism...
February 01, 2011
Op-ed by Major General Paul D. Eaton, USA (Ret.). Last week, in a courtroom in New York City, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan handed down a life sentence without parole to Ahmed...

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