Dan Mahanty is the Director of the U.S. Program for the Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC). He spent 16 years at the U.S. Department of State. He is an adjunct professor at Kansas University Center for Global and International Studies at Ft. Leavenworth, and a non-resident Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The views expressed in this piece are those of the author, and may not reflect the position of CIVIC.
The Center for Civilians in Conflict’s U.S. Director responds to a recent issue brief from the Quincy Institute arguing that advocates of more humane war have failed and may have even enabled America’s post-9/11 wars to continue indefinitely.