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Theater of War

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Washington, DC – My old American Heritage Dictionary defines the word “theater,” inter alia, as “a large geographic area in which military operations are coordinated.” Throughout World War II, official dispatches and press reports described military action and events in the European, Pacific and China-Burma-India “theatres of war.” We now have a new definition, courtesy of […]

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Defining Victory

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Washington, DC – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved an amendment to the fiscal year 2012 Defense Department appropriations bill, which sets up an independent, nonpartisan Afghanistan-Pakistan Study Group (APSG) to provide recommendations for future U.S. military missions in the region. The measure, proposed by Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA), would establish a […]

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Dancing with Arafat’s Ghost

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Washington, DC – On Thursday, Barack Obama went to the State Department to “mark a new chapter in American diplomacy.” The president’s handlers boldly billed his lengthy address “A Moment of Opportunity” for the Middle East. It was neither. Instead, he delivered a naïve, revisionist lecture that was sufficiently utopian and self-centered to have been […]

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Now What?

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Quantico, VA – Here at this sprawling Marine Corps base south of our nation’s capital, nothing has changed since Osama bin Laden met his demise in Pakistan. Thousands of Marines here at the “Crossroads of the Corps” are still waking up at “Oh-Dark-Thirty,” going about their duties, running for miles, lifting weights and tossing each […]

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Killing Osama

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Washington, DC – It took nine years, seven months and 21 days to pinpoint the man who plotted, paid for and perpetrated the terror attacks of 9-11-01. When a U.S. Navy SEAL team finally found Osama bin Laden in the third-floor bedroom of a comfortable house in a suburb of Islamabad, Pakistan, they killed him. […]

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Never Forget

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Washington, DC – According to the “experts,” anyone over the age of 10 will remember traumatic events for the rest of their lives. That’s certainly true of the thousands of World War II veterans and family members I have met doing interviews for our FOX News War Stories series. Every one of them can recall […]

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