Tough talk from writer David Scott on the ethics of continuing a large military versus building up American infrastructure. “No one who understands foreign policy would ever support getting rid of a capable military. Neither would anyone who understands our national financial situation disagree that the Department of Defense needs to be reorganized, reprioritized, re-moralized, and put on a diet. Our country, flirting with bankruptcy, can no longer afford the luxury of a runaway military. Those days are over.”
(RNS) On March 7, U.N Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos said that less than 1 percent of Bangui’s 100,000 Muslims remained in the capital of the Central African Republic.