Opinion

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CD for veterans and kin: Until You Come Home

With "Until You Come Home," singer-songwriter George Mann is able to offer up not only a strong musical statement on behalf of veterans of our recent wars but also one about his own fallen comrade, Julius Margolin.

Realizing the promise of ‘nuclear spring’

Speaking in Prague a year ago, President Obama proclaimed "America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons."

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For true nuclear security, disarmament is essential

Much rests on next month's review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty - in particular, the obligation of all signers to achieve complete nuclear disarmament.

War is peace

Defense Secretary Gates, in Orwellian logic, said the biggest threat to peace is the European peace movement. WTF?

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Socialism USA means jobs, jobs, jobs

SANCTI SPIRITUS, Cuba - Traveling around Cuba you get a feel for how Cubans struggle every day to develop their country. As an American it makes my blood boil to see how the U.S. government blockade of Cuba helps enforce poverty and underdevelopment on the Cuban people.

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2010 elections key to building a green, demilitarized economy

In a Dec. 4 editorial entitled, "The Welfare State and Military Power," the Wall Street Journal actually said something I agree with: you can't have both guns and butter.

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Jobs, not bombs

President Obama's decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan has generated skepticism and dismay among his supporters. And rightly so.

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A veteran reflects on the left and the peace movement

The left has done a poor job of speaking to veterans, and that's unfortunate.

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Next steps in Afghanistan

One of the Obama administration's most important actions has been its decision to thoroughly review U.S. objectives, goals and strategy in Afghanistan.

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Rethinking national security

Last week President Obama signed a military spending bill that begins to turn our nation in a new, better direction. But there is a long way to go.

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