Nothing to do with fighting

Nothing to do with fighting
My friend Mel has scolded me for letting Veterans Day go by this month without writing something about Our War, as he calls World War II. Mel spent three years in uniform during that conflict, as a multitude of other now-rickety grandfathers did. …
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Defense bill gives military too much responsibility for detainees
In the 10 years since we declared war on terrorism, our country has grappled with how to detain and prosecute accused enemy combatants in a war that will have no clear end. Two of my colleagues on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Chairman Carl …
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Golf tycoon urges halt to China purse war
HAINAN, China — Golf tycoon Tenniel Chu has urged a cap on prize money in China to safeguard the sport's traditions after a sudden glut of mega-bucks tournaments threatened to spark an unseemly purse war. He was speaking after an extraordinary month …
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