Jan/Feb 2014

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(This is an excerpt—click on the title to view the whole piece!)

The Game of War

I know how close to trivializing the horrific events of war what I'm saying may seem, especially for civilians who are victimized by it. But if evil can be banal, why should warfare not indeed be a kind of game, an "ultimate" sport which some people, if we are honest, yearn for?

Thomas J. Hubschman