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D-Day+75: Time to Repay an Overdue Debt of Gratitude

Five years, ago, on the 70th anniversary of D-Day, I posted a letter written by my friend and D-Day veteran Bill Kays to President Obama. In it, Bill asked Obama to pay tribute to the sacrifices of the Soviets on … Continue reading

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More on How You Can Help Prevent a Second Korean War

My last post described how just 600 motivated voters helped get the New START arms control treaty passed in 2010, and asked you to work in a similar way to help prevent a second Korean War. There has been good news … Continue reading

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Help Prevent a Second Korean War!

I am writing to ask you to help prevent a second Korean War by supporting a critically needed bill that will prevent President Trump from attacking North Korea without Congressional approval. Your ability to have that big an impact may … Continue reading

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Winning in Afghanistan

In Monday’s speech about Afghanistan Pres. Trump assured his audience, “In the end, we will win.” Since he did not define what victory might look like or how we might achieve it, I’ll offer a suggestion on how to start: … Continue reading

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Believing Our Own BS

In business, a company gets into trouble when it starts believing its own BS. The same is true for a nation, except there “bankruptcy” can mean war, possibly nuclear. To prevent needless wars and ultimately to save the planet, we … Continue reading

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Nuclear Diplomacy with North Korea: The Real Story

The media tells us that nuclear diplomacy with North Korea is a waste of time, as do most high officials from every recent US administration. But easily verifiable facts show otherwise. The most important data point: North Korea did not … Continue reading

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Our “Google Talk” is now on YouTube

Google, which contributed the million dollars for the ACM Turing Award that Whit Diffie and I received last year, hosted Dorothie and me for a talk that is now on YouTube.

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