- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Sometimes there is so much pain out there it is a wonder that human hearts don’t just burst. As I read this, I thought that this is a perfect way to damage your family for decades. My heart goes out to the child forced to shoot at his or her father:
Miner threatened to kill his four children, physically assaulted his wife and threw a loaded handgun to the teen who came to her aid.
‘Do you want to play the gun game?’ Miner — who served in the 82nd Airborne Division and was sniper qualified — asked the teen.
Daniel W. Drezner is professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a senior editor at The National Interest. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Drezner has received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation, and the Treasury Department.| Daniel W. Drezner |