Historian James Hufferd on "Return to a Benevolent Military"
Historian James Hufferd writes: "In my forthcoming novel, Colonel
Crystal’s Parallel Universe, the main character, a retired Iraq and
Afghanistan top flight commander, Air Force Colonel Alva A. Crystal,
living in seclusion on a deserted stretch of the Florida Gulf Coast,
dreams of and tries to promote through a series of talk radio
appearances a return to an overall, downsized, strictly defensive
mission for the U.S. military, leading to the re-creation of a
'Benevolent Military.' For committing this grave heresy against the
M.I.C., he ultimately pays with his life."
In this interview we discuss the book and article, as well as the
current presidential campaign and other issues...including the
possibilities for a mass awakening that could make Col. Crystal's dream a