James McDonough

Col. James R. McDonough (ret.) is a West Point graduate, class of 1969. He is the author of the book “Platoon Leader,” a memoir of small unit leadership in combat in Vietnam that is studied at West Point and in ROTC today and since its publication in 1985. As its commander, he deployed with elements of his airborne infantry brigade to Rwanda and surrounding countries in the summer of 1994.

World Ignores Investigation Finding France Was Complicit In The Rwandan Genocide

It turns out that the Hutu leaders who orchestrated the last genocide of the 20th century had ample assistance from the government of France.

If West Point Tolerates Cheating, It Violates Its Own Honor Code

It appears that the belief in widespread dishonesty among American youth has become an excuse to lower standards for the presumed gradual ‘development’ of more recently joined cadets.