Archives: War

All-Volunteer Military: Successes and Alternatives

It’s been over 40 years since the US ended the draft and adopted an all-volunteer military. Since then, the country has fought in the Persian Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan. Some have questioned the effectiveness of the force, but alternatives seem equally problematic. We’ll examine the current system, and ways to keep it both fair and strong.

All-Volunteer Military: Successes and Alternatives

It’s been over 40 years since the US ended the draft and adopted an all-volunteer military. Since then, the country has fought in the Persian Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan. Some have questioned the effectiveness of the force, but alternatives seem equally problematic. We’ll examine the current system, and ways to keep it both fair and strong.

The Final Months of the Drawdown in Vietnam

The Vietnam War was long and painful, especially for those left in Vietnam long after the war was over. In this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about those final months of the draw down in Vietnam.

Women as Victims of War and as Brokers of Peace

Although women’s rights happened ages ago in developed countries, developing countries still struggle with equality. During times of war, women are the brokers for peace, but still become victims of war. On this hour of All Sides, we’ll be talking about the plight of women in war torn areas of the world.

The Final Months of the Draw Down in Vietnam

The Vietnam War was long and painful, especially for those left in Vietnam long after the war was over. In this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about those final months of the draw down in Vietnam.

Women as Victims of War and as Brokers of Peace

Although women’s rights happened ages ago in developed countries, developing countries still struggle with equality. During times of war, women are the brokers for peace, but still become victims of war. On this hour of All Sides, we’ll be talking about the plight of women in war torn areas of the world.

Pelotonia/ Taxes in Wartime

First a look at this year’s Pelotonia ride for cancer, and then a discussion of taxes during wartime.