Killing Osama bin Laden: Assassination, War Casualty or Criminal?


Thou shalt not kill. That is not only one of the Ten Commandments; it is central to any civil society. Politicians and pundits alike are quick to say that we live under the rule of law.
Everyone can agree on those two points, at least on the surface. It’s defining what that means where the differences [...]

Battle Of Marjah – Karzai Expects Zero Civilian Casualties – Maybe Marines Should Just Use Harsh Language To Win


In this World War, as in the Vietnam War, the pressure on our troops from our Leftist Press Corps, and from Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai, to not harm anyone on the sidelines is predictably ratcheting upward.  Today’s L.A. Times features a photo (above) of an Afghan man whose father was shot dead during the Battle of Marjah, [...]