Yesterday a horrific news broke out that an U.S. Army sergeant “had walked more than a mile from his base, tried door after door, eventually breaking in to kill within three separate houses.” He killed at least 16 civilians, 9 of them children and 4 of these children were girls younger than 6. First Qu’ran burning, then killing children, what’s next for the U.S. Army?

U.S. soldiers in foreign lands are like U.S. ambassadors. They are the people who are on the front line confronting the most local issues. They are the first impressions of the U.S. for the people living in the war zone. People study for years to become diplomatic ambassadors, and yet any 18-year-old kid can become a soldier-ambassador. Read the rest of this entry »