Archive for May, 2012

Women in combat

To the Marine Corps for its four-pronged look at the feasibility of opening more ground combat jobs to women.

An effort to open more jobs to qualified people — that’s qualified, as …

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Misguided cuts

To the Air Force for a drawdown plan that cuts too heavily into the Air National Guard and Reserve.

The 2013 budget proposal would cut 3,900 active-duty airmen but 6,000 guardsmen and …

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Stay the course in Afghanistan

A careful transition — not a hasty exit — will pay long-term dividends

The war in Afghanistan has hit a new low. Despite lots of measurable progress — in territory controlled, the …

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