The hard right over the easy wrong

by David Hackworth -- It took seven years for the U.S. military to fall from the top of the wall. Yet now, with New Year's resolve, Bill Clinton has whipped out $100 more…

Operation Desert Flop

by David Hackworth -- Happy New Year. But wait a minute -- is that Saddam Hussein standing there in the middle of the Iraqi desert giving us the double bird? Or is more…

Peace on earth and bombs away

by David Hackworth -- Another Christmas. Another war. Another December where American troops stand tall on dangerous ground. Since Pearl Harbor, that Day of Infamy on 7 December 1941, there has been more…

Will America sink with commander-in-chief?

by David Hackworth -- Are the Clinton spinmeisters right? Is President Clinton really indispensable? More and more the roars from the president's camp say the sky will fall if Clinton goes down. more…

Forget impeachment, follow security regs

by David Hackworth -- North Korea is once again foaming at the mouth with war talk, while our clients in the South are flexing their tongues as well. If both sides are more…

TV: The numbing and dumbing of America

by David Hackworth -- In America, you'd have to be not only deaf, dumb and blind, you'd also have to be in a maximum security cell next to John Gotti not to more…

Saddam has bushwhacked Bill again

by David Hackworth -- As the Election 1998 Republican party massacre showed, Clinton can route the GOP in a Gingrich minute. But when it comes to a duel in the sun with more…

Lest we forget those who earned it

by David Hackworth -- Especially at this time of the year -- around Veteran's Day -- the guys who didn't make it back are on my mind. These are the haunting last more…

Tangoing with terror

by David Hackworth -- In a tough school, I learned "THE MORE SWEAT ON THE TRAINING FIELD, THE LESS BLOOD ON THE BATTLEFIELD." A lot of men are still sucking air because more…

It's senior leadership, stupid

by David Hackworth -- You'd have to be a hermit snowbound in a cave in Montana not to know that America's armed forces are held together with duct tape, bailing wire and more…