Tag Archives: democracy

Comments on the All-Volunteer Military

My friend and former University of Chicago classmate sent the following comments on my All-Volunteer Force note. From 1989-93 Chris Jehn was the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management and Personnel. Warren– I read with interest your recent essay … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, News and politics, War | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Democracy vs the Rule of Law

Tunisia is providing a hopeful example of how countries can transition to freer societies for the general good. In the following Washington Post Op-Ed David Ignatius provides an excellent account of the process followed and still underway there. From Tunisia-Hopeful … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics, War | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Egyptian Coup

Ousted Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi had been a miserable leader. He broke many promises starting with the Muslim Brotherhood’s promise not to run a candidate for President just yet and to lead an inclusive government. He forced through a new … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment