Stephen L.

Stories by Stephen L. Carter

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    My Lai Revisited

    When a shooter goes mad: The U.S. soldiers in My Lai got off easy. But America has changed. The alleged killer in Kandahar won’t be so lucky.
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    The Arab Autumn

    Does America have the stomach to stand up for freedom once again? By Stephen L. Carter
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    In Memoriam

    Clashes over how to commemorate 9/11 are a sign of our strength.
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    Lost in Afghanistan?

    Obama would rather not talk about victory. But there’s no other way to assess a war.
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    The Burden of Victory

    It’s the finest moment of Obama’s presidency—but it also raises uncomfortable moral questions.
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    Egypt Proves Bush Right

    The protests in Egypt show that Bush was right to push for democracy in the Middle East, says Stephen L. Carter. But now the question is if Obama can stay true to his words and promote freedom.