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Mission creep: The 'long war' on al Qaeda terrorists

America is a prisoner of the War on Terror, which military and diplomatic policy makers once called the Long War.

By EDITORIAL  |  February 15, 2013

Robert McNamara, RIP

As secretary of defense under President Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert McNamara prosecuted the Vietnam War on a day-to-day basis, just as Donald Rumsfeld orchestrated the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq for George W. Bush.
Memories of Vietnam should speed Obama's exit plans for Iraq and Afghanistan
By EDITORIAL  |  July 10, 2009