Last week, I was dispatched to the Texas coast to report on the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. While there, I saw destruction on a scale far worse than any war zone I've ever visited. Many of the people I've spoken with recently, however seem interested to know more details about reports that American forces have been making incursions into Pakistan to kill Taliban leaders. My understanding is this: The Taliban have, for years, hidden out in the tribal areas of Pakistan wh
Today I received the sad news that the teenaged son of a good friend died last night. He and some "buddies" decided it would be fun to experiment with heroin. Just once.
Time, Tenacity and Toughness -- that's what it took to win the "unwinnable" province of Anbar in Iraq. In a ceremony on September 2 that victory was consummated by handing the reigns back to the people of that province.