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President Truman vs. General MacArthur: The Problem of Inferior Leaders

The Korean conflict between President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur has been framed in history by the partisans of Truman as a case of the commander-in-chief replacing an insubordinate general.  However, the full context is not only more … Continue reading

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Dakota Meyer (Medal of Honor Recipient, Afghanistan) and the State of Our Military

In October 2012, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer spoke at the Pritzker Military Library about the fight at Ganjigal, Afghanistan.   His talk provides unfiltered first person testimony about our troops’ experiences in Afghanistan. Having listened to a number of … Continue reading

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