According to the Pentagon's lawyer, Martin Luther King Jr., if alive today, would view the US war on Afghanistan as both the act of a Good Samaritan and as necessary self-defense. Jeh C. Johnson, the "Defense" Department's general counsel, said, on the one hand: "I believe that if Dr. King were alive today, he would recognize that we live in a complicated world, and that our nation's military should not and cannot lay down its arms and leave the American people vulnerable to terrorist attack.
This afternoon, in a conference call with bloggers, Defense Department General Counsel Jeh C. Johnson and Army Gen. Carter F. Ham — the co-charimen of the Pentagon’s Working Group studying the impact of repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Te... Read Post
Defense Department General Counsel Jeh Johnson plans to resign as the Pentagon's top lawyer at the end of the year, the Post's Emily Heil reported Thursday. Johnson, who said in a letter to the president that he will finish out the ... Read Post