Give Peace a Chance

As we take the first major, halting steps toward a peace agreement in Afghanistan, all I can remember is how we got there in the first place. On 9/11, I was a newly promoted one-star admiral, working on the Navy staff in the Pentagon. My office was in the new section of the building, and I literally watched the airplane hit the Pentagon.

As I stumbled out of the burning building onto the grassy field below, the irony of the moment struck me: here I was, in the

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