Memorial Day

Readers of this blog know that I am not a big fan of military solutions to development problems, AKA "fixing failed states",  and am unhappy about wars that are justified on development grounds. Yet I believe all of us should admire, respect, and pay tribute to those who put their lives on the line in dangerous places, which includes all of our soldiers and our aid workers in Afghanistan and Iraq, and honor the memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.