- When is war worth it?
- How does war affect those back home?
- What makes "good people" kill other people (in wartime)?
- What responsibilities do we have to our troops?
- How can soldiers reintegrate into healthy civilian lives when they return?
"Sharing the Tragedy of War" by Aileen Mory
"The Dawning of a New Era" by Suzanne Fields
"Iraq War: the New Patriotism" by Anna Haislip
"Coaching Winter Track in Time of War" by W.D. Ehrhart
"Vietnam: Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost" by Tony Karon
"Facing It" by Yusef Komunyakaa
HW: Read the first chapter, "The Things They Carried," (pages 1-25) of The Things They Carried and be prepared to discuss.