Notes From the Front: Are We Securing Our Vital Interests Abroad?

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By Robert Rosenkranz — March 28, 2011

If only we had political leadership worthy of our military. That's the one sentence take away from my recent trip to Iraq and Afghanistan (under the auspices of the Council on Foreign Relations, headed by Max Boot, their senior defense analyst, two of their military fellows and about 10 DVs -- military parlance for distinguished visitors).