Our voiceless veterans

by David Hackworth -- While bombs rain down on Yugoslavia, and politicians around the globe argue about expanding or ending that terrible conflict, America again honors its dead and living veterans from more…

Put a leash on NATO's Clark

by David Hackworth -- David Gibbs and Kevin Reichert are dead. Their helicopter crashed on May 5 while on a training flight in the rugged mountains of northeast Albania. Both pilots were more…

Peace is blowing in the wind

by David Hackworth -- Finally, thousands of Yugoslavian lives and billions of U.S. dollars later -- and despite NATO's bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade -- the doves are airborne. Peace more…

Bill, get your eye on the right ball

by David Hackworth -- In the past few weeks, Russian politicians have begun rattling their nuclear warheads in protest against the NATO demolition job on their pals in Yugoslavia. Since we're the more…

Turn off the war junkies

by David Hackworth -- On the first day bombs dropped on ex-Yugoslavia, Mrs. Albright said, "I don't see this as a long-term operation." Pardon me, Madeleine, it's already been a 30-day-plus nightmare, more…

Clark and Vietnam II

by David Hackworth -- NATO's Wesley Clark is not the Iron Duke, nor is he Stormin' Norman. Unlike Wellington and Schwarzkopf, Clark's not a muddy boots soldier. He's a military politician, without more…

Use the real experts on war -- the soldiers

by David Hackworth -- Last week, on national television, I debated Jonathan Alter, a Newsweek editor. Harvard-sharp, he's a super-hawk who wants to stick our troops in the middle of Kosovo's killing more…

Do it right or fill body bags

by David Hackworth -- Last week Bill Clinton asked the nation to pray for our three soldiers who were captured by the Serbs. While I'm all for prayers, it's more important for more…

Ho hum, just another war

by David Hackworth -- For a peace-loving nation, we sure have a lot of wars going on. Let's see: there's the war that never ended with North Korea. And our long-running war more…

A rare breed of generals

by David Hackworth -- What is it with most Marine generals? Do they get inoculated with double shots of truth serum in boot camp? From two-time Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Smedley more…