Uncle Screwtape explains how to build support for the Af-Pak War

Summary:  This is a follow-up to yesterday's post by Professor Finel about two new reports questioning the purposes and conduct of the Af-Pak War.  Here we consider a shorter explanation:  Uncle Screwtape has given them sound advice, which they've taken to heart. "You don’t know the horrible aspects of war. I’ve been through two wars and … Continue reading Uncle Screwtape explains how to build support for the Af-Pak War

America takes another step towards the “Long War”

Summary:  This report is just a sketch, some thoughts that hopefully spark discussion about America's rush to war. It proposes the following: There is as yet insufficient evidence that America is threatened sufficiently to justify the large-scale mobilization of citizens that we call "war." There is insufficient public evidence that al Qaeda or Islamic jihadists … Continue reading America takes another step towards the “Long War”