The question of how far to cede liberties in the face of terrorism is “exactly the same dilemma that the First World War generation had,” said one of the writers at an annual Norwich University event.
What if I were to tell you that what set off the current civil war in Syria, in which 150,000 people have been killed and millions made refugees — was not initially a dispute over democracy — or dictatorship — or religion? It was ignited by climate change.
In love since the early days of the war at age 15, nearly 700 letters had passed between her and Bernie, many while they were city neighbors. … On that April day, Bernie had been missing in action for almost a month.
For most of us, war is not a good thing. Our kids die. Our government loses billions of dollars that we end up having to borrow from China. Wars add to our national debt that our friends like Paul Ryan, Lindsey Graham, et al., all cry that we must get under control.