Everywhere on the news, we hear about how the late Senator John McCain is a hero and a patriot, someone who rises above partisan bickering, an independent thinker, a maverick - someone who put country above politics. The embodiment of "decency" from a "bygone" era... It is truly amazing how I hear this from across the political spectrum, Republics, Democrats ... and from … [Read more...] about McCain a U.S. National Hero?
Larry from Bear Canada just passed along a copy of this report detailing instances of use of U.S. armed forces abroad from 1798-2010. Thought it would be interesting to share this with everyone. I've also placed this in the our Recommended Reading List, which is grossly incomplete, but does give some reference to some interesting reads. … [Read more...] about Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2010, by Richard F. Grimmett, Specialist in International Security