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Author, Historian. June 3, 2014 gave us to our new book. West Point 41' The Class That Went To War And Shaped America. Thousands of hours of interviews over 3 years, then put on paper to tell a riveting story of what it was like to be a West Point cadet in 1937 and what followed after. Recollections that have never seen the light of day have been revealed. 12 officers of this class participated, 7 of which were generals. The book is a tight weave of what duty, honor, country meant to the men that were thrust into WWII who were all only in their early 20s.

Thomas L. Friedman: Why the U.S. can’t intervene to destroy ISIS — yet

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U.S. President Barack Obama has been excoriated for declaring that “we don’t have a strategy yet” for effectively confronting the Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Sham, or ISIS. In criticizing Obama for taking…

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