My Reaction to Charles Pena’s Blog asserting the United States has Accomplished its Mission in Afghanistan Above is Charles Pena’s blog which was published in, The National Interest magazine. Pena argues that the United States has accomplished its mission in Afghanistan and should therefore pull troops out of the country. Below is my reaction to the incorrect premises Pena uses in proving his conclusion. Charles Pena concludes “Mission Accomplished,” without […]

Essay – Risks, Revelations and Complexities of 21st Century Whistleblowing

The Anything to Say? monument depicting whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange defies stereotypes of bronze statues. Bronze busts traditionally depict ancient figures like generals, kings and Gods. Snowden, Manning and Assange are contemporaries who didn’t fight their enemies with swords or lightning bolts. They wield information. Secret government information.