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Bush again talks tough on Iran, Iraq – Los Angeles Times

So it is all about oil. Shame President Bush. The victory in fights over scarce resources, is not to spill lives fighting, but to adjust the economy, and put American ingenuity to work on alternative energy supplies. While coal is a threat to global warming, oil is a threat to peace on earth. Read more

Visions & Objectives of War

What does it mean for a nation to be at war? Engagement in armed conflict is an obvious descriptor, but not every military action is war. To distinguish between military actions, knowing the objective, becomes necessary. Using the national guard to settle the chaos after Hurricane Katrina, for example, was not a war. War, then, accomplishes distinct objectives for the winner. Two objectives dominate my thinking: Read more

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