Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day Reflections

I’m a fourth-generation citizen-soldier. My grandfather served in the 1st Infantry Division (the “Big Red One”) as part of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) under General “Black Jack” Pershing in World War I. The way my dad told the story, … Continue reading

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[View the story “Memorial Day ’12: The growing civilian-military gap” on Storify] Memorial Day ’12: The growing civilian-military gap The latest from Pew reminds us how the gap is growing, and why we need to do more to close it. … Continue reading

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[View the story “Dover Disgrace Deepens” on Storify] Dover Disgrace Deepens "Accountability" in the Dover Port Mortuary scandal has now amounted to one fine, a letter of reprimand, and a suspension without pay are all two key figures in this … Continue reading

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[View the story “Domestic drone surveillance: Round 1” on Storify] Domestic drone surveillance: Round 1 The House, on a voice vote, passed an amendment by Rep. Landry (R-LA) that prohibits DoD drone imagery of US persons or their property from … Continue reading

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Profiling Update

[View the story “Profiling update” on Storify] Profiling update For the week of May 14 Storified by · Wed, May 16 2012 17:52:12 This, on Monday (5/14/12): Rep. Peter King On NYPD Muslim Surveillance: 'There Is No Profiling'Representative Peter King … Continue reading

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One Nation, Under Drones

[View the story “One Nation,Under Drones” on Storify] One Nation,Under Drones Some of the best recent commentary on how a weapon system has become a substitute for a strategy: Storified by · Mon, May 14 2012 18:13:45 America as a … Continue reading

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