How the Iraq and Vietnam wars are mirror images of each other

Chet Richards (Colonel, USAF, retired) noted the strong parallels between our tactics in Vietnam then and Iraq now.  Now let's look through the other end of the telescope.  How does our experience in Vietnam differ from that in Iraq?  I believe that in one key aspect of the war our actions in Iraq are a mirror image of … Continue reading How the Iraq and Vietnam wars are mirror images of each other

Forecasts for the American Expedition to Iraq – the Sequel

Also, Introducing the New Kingmaker in American Politics! What comes next in Iraq? Here are some straight-line extrapolations.  Let's move beyond the obvious good bets: collapse of the current government structure in Iraq, civil war, and continued slow erosion of US popular support. All these were discussed at length in my November 30 Forecasts. What's … Continue reading Forecasts for the American Expedition to Iraq – the Sequel