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China fills leadership void as pandemic plays out

So far, Like any other global cataclysm, the pandemic appears likely to change the balance of power — depending partly on which countries recover quickly. China appears to have increased its influence; how much isn’t clear. It has made the United States look ineffective; how durably isn’t clear.

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Don’t let the Pentagon silence Stars and Stripes

As you may have heard, the Defense Department wants to shut down Stars and Stripes. What graver threat to Stripes’ mission could there be?

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Let veterans’ home residents protect their possessions

Regarding the article “RI Veterans Home leadership confronts persistent problem of theft” (posted to stripes.com on June 28): Thefts aren’t the only reported criminal conduct occurring at the state-run residential and nursing facility for war veterans, or the worst.

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