April 19, 1952 |
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States
|Education||St. Mary’s University, Texas, M.A. (international relations), 1988|
|Alma mater||Pennsylvania State University|
|Occupation||Former U.S. Army officer, military analyst, writer|
|Home town||Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Spouse(s)||Janice (nÃ©e Stickler) Peters (divorced)
Marion Ann Martin (divorced)
Katherine McIntire (June 4, 1994 â€“ present)
|Parent(s)||Ralph Heinrich Peters
Alice Catherine (nÃ©e Parfitt) Peters
Each day, each one of us chooses not to do many things that would be legal but offensive to those around us.
The M-1 is the best tank in the world, if you can get it to the war in time, if you have a Saddam Hussein who'll give you seven months to move your forces in.
The great paradox of the 21st century is that, in this age of powerful technology, the biggest problems we face internationally are problems of the human soul.
We will not be beaten. But we may be shamed and embarrassed on a needlessly long road to victory.
I've been to many countries and watched a number of conflicts or their residue, and I've served in the military.
In the Gulf War, U.S. Marine Corps wheeled vehicles were killing Iraqi T-72 tanks.
Imam Rauf and his backers have every legal right to build their extravagant Islamic center within the lethal radius of Ground Zero. But the rest of us have the right to question why they insist on doing so.
Make no mistake: the anti-war voices long for us to lose any war they cannot prevent.
When I'm writing about reality, I'm writing about death. When I'm writing fiction, I'm writing about life.