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Leadership Is Not for the Lazy

In 2003 or 2004, recently retired Army Chief of Staff General Eric Shinseki held a breakfast for Harvard students who participated in MIT’s ROTC program and military veterans at the Kennedy School of Government. At the time, the situation in Iraq was at one of … Continue reading

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Koran Burning No Worse Than Flag Burning

All this outrage in America over a Florida pastor’s burning of the Koran is starting to get a bit ridiculous. I understand that it is not in the United States’ interests to inflame the Afghan people. This fact explains why … Continue reading

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