The article looks back at the Iraq War: the objectives, costs in lives and money, and results. Nothing went well, and that is putting it mildly. To avoid such foolish wars in the future, the US should reestablish military conscription.
The Afghan and Iraq wars should not be forgotten. There are important lessons to be learned from each. In this, the first of a 2-part series, I review the Afghan war – why the US went in and the outcome.
On the face of it, the Ukrainian situation is the most dangerous event for the world since the Cuban missile crisis: Russia pitted against the US with no easy out for either. But it will not escalate into a nuclear war. The US does not have the stomach for more war.
Norman Rockwell is known as one of the greatest and most prolific illustrators who ever lived. In this article, his finances are examined. It turns out he made a lot of money and more for ads than his Saturday Evening Post Covers. And he could have made more.