Foreign Policy

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Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C, and receiving the Defender of the Constitution Award.
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Rumsfeld’s Revolution

A revolution is struggling to be born — a fundamental reordering of America's military. Nothing similar in ambition has been attempted since the ferocious struggles of 1945-47 that resulted in the National Security Act and the creation of the Department of Defense. Read More ›
Peace Monument in Washington, DC
The marble Peace Monument, dedicated to those in the US Navy who died in the Civil War, located on Capitol HIll in Washington, DC. Sculptor Franklin Simmons completed it in 1878.

Give Ronald Reagan the Nobel Peace Prize

On a pleasant October day in 1982 the Theodore Roosevelt Association was in Washington, DC to place on permanent display in the White House the medal for the Nobel Peace Prize that TR was awarded in 1906 for mediating the Russo-Japanese War. Welcoming a commemorative luncheon group to the Roosevelt Room, President Ronald Reagan quipped that as he had earlier Read More ›