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Navy curtails sonar war on whales

This is good to do. Still, I fear that one day, when we eventually learn to communicate with whales (who might be smarter than us), their first question will be, “What the hell were you humans thinking?”

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This is good to do. Still, I fear that one day, when we eventually learn to communicate with whales (who might be smarter than us), their first question will be, “What the hell were you humans thinking?”

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. @tomricks1

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