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Scott Cooper

Scott Cooper
Scott Cooper is a retired Marine Corps officer, human rights advocate, and former candidate for Congress in North Carolina. As an aviator he flew the EA-6B Prowler and served five tours in Iraq and two in Afghanistan, including flying in Operations Northern Watch, Southern Watch, Deny Flight, Allied Force, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom.
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What Do You Tell Young Americans Doubting the Military’s Moral Compass?

After scandals, pardons, and protests, military and civilian leaders have some work to do rebuilding public trust.

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The History of No-Fly Zones Doesn’t Bode Well for Syria

Tough-talking presidential candidates want a no-fly zone to save Syrians. But nothing in the historical record shows a NFZ would work this time.