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An Army of More than One

November 20th, 2006


“I’m going to take a little risk here, and I’m going to tell you that, intuitively, I think we need more people. I mean, it’s just that simple.”

That was General Peter Schoomaker, Chief of Staff of the Army. But he wasn’t testifying at last week’s hearings on Iraq.

He made that remark about the size of the Army more than three years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Third Way in Iraq #20

November 15th, 2006


Editors Note:

In honor of Veterans Day, Sean conducted a radio interview with “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” on WHYY Radio, which is a NRP Radio Station out of Philadelphia. You can listen to the interview here (you will need Real Audio Player to listen to this clip). Read the rest of this entry »

Moderates Pick a New Congress

November 9th, 2006


The end of the Republican revolution came not with a bang, but with a whimper. Actually a couple of whimpers. As Conrad Burns went off to hunt, and George Allen went off to well, watch football or something, the great sorting out of 2006 was complete. Moderates had moved back into the Democratic fold and restored them to power in Congress. Read the rest of this entry »