Met two charming war veterans at a community event and they asked a question I could not answer.
The 84-year-old Korean War vet asked, “Why are we (the U.S. military) in 23 countries?”
We had been talking about America’s longest war — Afghanistan.
Then the younger Vietnam War vet asked, “Why are we still at war?”
For once, I did not have an answer.
Life in 5 lines or less© contemplates war and peace here, every Saturday.