This week, due to our August scheduling mishaps and my innate curiosity, I sat down with myself for a little editorial speculation about the war in Ukraine and the way we in the military/veteran community think about it. Why do so many otherwise knowledgeable folks give Russia any benefit of doubt? Why are we so confused as to why it's worth supporting Ukraine? Why do so many people who never cared about - or actively protested - our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan feel so militant and feverish about supporting Ukraine? Why are we so much more comfortable flying Ukrainian flags now than Afghan - or even US - flags over the past 20 years? I'll speculate on all this and more.