Matt Bennett

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Matt Bennett

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01/28/15Paging Charlie Wilson: Why Congress is AWOL on national security policymaking today.politico.com
In 1971, Ron Dellums did not seem to be a guy preparing to change the tide of American foreign policy. As a brand new member of the House from Oakland, California, Dellums had come to Washington as a bit of a rabble-rouser—Vice President Spiro Agnew had described him as “a dangerous radical” during his race for Congress. But when, as a freshman member of Congress, Dellums sat down with two camera company employees from the other side of the country, he began a quest that eventually would shift American foreign policy and he...