We're not shy about criticizing federal spending, and the growing bipartisan lack of political will to restrain it. But we're also willing to applaud government efforts to spend resources more effectively, and with greater respect for both department mission and the Americna taxpayer.
The Trump administration's recent push to purchase Greenland from Denmark raised a number of questions and generated more than a few healdines. One thing we learned was that the Truman administration sought to purchase the world's largest island back in 1946.
The U.S. military has long been one of the most potent symbols of American interests and policy around the globe. But how often have our armed forces been placed in harm's way in the pursuit of our national interests?