Bad call

by David Hackworth -- A whole bunch of folks here in the USA and around this beat-up globe are all worked up over George W. Bush's 16 shifty words in his "Let's more…

Bring back 'The Gunfighter'

by David Hackworth -- Qusai and Odai most definitely deserved one-way tickets to a very hot place. But the guerrilla fighter in me has to question the wisdom of sending Saddam's sadistic more…

Try a little decent leadership

by David Hackworth -- Suddenly, the big breaking headline shocker is that our line soldiers in Iraq have a major morale problem. Except that anyone who's plugged in knows that military morale more…

The key in Iraq: Indigenous grunts

by David Hackworth -- Now that Gen. Tommy Franks has hung up his soldier suit, one wonders whether he'll be hailed as a hero or take heavy heat over what's gone down more…

Bring what on?

by David Hackworth -- On May 1, George W. Bush landed in a military jet on the deck of the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln with all the pomp and ceremony of Caesar returning more…

Shoestring logistics: The new American way

by David Hackworth -- As I feared, the occupation of Iraq is growing increasingly ugly and I worry about the troops – the grunts down on the deck who increasingly spend their more…

The Whistleblower Act is a sham

by David Hackworth -- In May 1997, I reported in this space on the case of John White – a highly respected civilian educator with more than 40 years of experience in more…

Loyalty to the country always

by David Hackworth -- My wife and I just returned from an eye-opening, two-week trip to Ireland, a lush island where everyone we encountered seems to love Yankee Doodle Dandies. You can more…

Pfc. GI Joe sounds off

by David Hackworth -- I get a lot of incoming commo – e-mail and snail mail – regarding this column, usually at least 2,000 pieces a week. While most of my mail more…