Obama Should Follow FDR in Dealing with Generals, Not Lincoln

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Ivan Eland: Obama needs to follow Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s example of not being bullied by his generals and avoid Abraham Lincoln’s bad example of being so intimidated by “experts.”

Afghanistan: What Obama Should Do Next and Why Your Opinion Matters

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As the President’s decisions are made while the conflict continues, it will be incumbent upon each of us to be advocates for the highest and best position – the movement toward a global policy of choosing non-violence and diplomatic engagement over the insanity of war.