another Vietnam

Afghanistan–What a Mess

Afghanistan–What a headache for President Barack Obama.  Generally, Americans in recent generations have trusted Republican Presidents more when it comes to military toughness while they trust Democrats with domestic assistance.  I’m not making value judgments here; I’m just sharing what I’ve read and heard, and such generalizations are always subject to change (cases in point: […]

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Another Vietnam? Again?

I’ve never particularly cared for the phrase “another Vietnam” when describing a foreign policy situation.  That war was so controversial and unpopular it makes it difficult to have a fair-minded discussion on any new conflict if it gets compared to Vietnam.  Nevertheless, I was reading an article online recently and the parallels were quite unsettling.

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