Military Problems; 2016 Reverberations & Inner Exploration

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (L) greets Carolyn Scott after delivering a speech at the 'An Evening at the Fair' event with Scott County Republicans in Iowa.

American service members are routinely lauded as heroes as the military is involved in what can seem like endless wars: this is what James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, calls the “tragedy of the American military.” Plus: New Jersey Democratic Assemblyman John Wisniewski explains why Jeb Bush's probable 2016 run for president will affect Chris Christie and New Jersey; the transformation of Washington Heights; and the travel writer Pico Iyer shares his take on meditation and inner exploration.