When I heard Frederick Kagan of the American Enterprise Institute being interviewed as one of National Public Radio's very first guest commentators following NPR's broadcast of George W. Bush's speech announcing his troop "surge" in Iraq, my ears perked up. Who was this guy, and why was his organization being given such a prominent soapbox on this issue? A little investigation was in order.
Dave Wheelock is a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and a professional university rugby coach in Socorro, New Mexico. He holds a history degree from the University of New Mexico. His Pencil Warrior column appears in the Socorro Mountain Mail (more...
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