The Price Of Peacekeeping? Too High

Is Donald Rumsfeld afraid to give peace a chance? Academically, at least, it appears the answer is yes. The Army War College's Peacekeeping Institute in Carlisle, Pa., the only government entity dedicated to the task, will close by summer's end, even while the military struggles to keep the peace in Iraq. Army officials say the closure, endorsed by Rumsfeld, is a money-saving measure, though the institute's $1 million annual budget represents only .00025% of the military's annual $400 billion outlay. "Closing the Peacekeeping Institute reflects the Army's priorities, but we're in danger of losing in Iraq because we haven't figured out...

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