Andrew C. McCarthy: Kill or Capture? – National Review Online


A few years ago, I got into an argument with an expert on military operations. I had written a white paper proposing the creation of a national-security court for terrorism cases. In the paper I criticized the trend to “judicialize” warfare, arguing that, in our system, judgments about the detention and treatment of alien enemy […]

Obama and Petraeus Play Whac-a-Mole – Part 2


In part 1, I propounded that our current strategy in the War is not getting us anywhere, as have pundits Diana West here, David Harsanyi here, and George F. Will here.
Why is that?  Well, no one of prominence in the White House, in Congress or at the Pentagon has yet seriously taken into account the [...]

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