- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008.
Speaking of Pearl Harbor Day, why not make November 1 an annual holiday? That was the day in 1945 that President Truman had selected for the beginning of the American invasion of Japan. We all should be glad it never had to happen.
Peter D. FeaverPeter D. Feaver is a professor of political science and public policy and Bass Fellow at Duke University, and director of the Triangle Institute for Security Studies and the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy. He is coeditor of Shadow Government. | Shadow Government |