Honorable Walter B. Jones
U.S. Representative, North Carolina, Republican
Representative Jones, of the Third District of North Carolina, was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994. He serves on the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services. The following is excerpted from his statement during the July 27, 2010, House floor debate on House Concurrent Resolution 301, directing the president to remove U.S. Armed Forces from Pakistan. “To Die for a Mystique, the Lessons Our Leaders Didn’t Learn From the Vietnam War” — that’s why this debate is so important today. Because I remember [President Richard M.] Nixon saying, no, no, there are no troops in Cambodia….