Tag: vietnam

A book explaining the secrets behind the Obama surge into Afghanistan

Summary:   People say that there will be powerful books written explaining the behind-the-scenes Washington dynamics of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Better than anything by Robert “court stenographer” Woodward.  You need not wait. They’re already in print, must-reads for anyone attempting to understand our situation. Here’s an excerpt from […]

Presidential decision-making about Vietnam and Afghanistan: “You have 3 choices, sir”

Summary:  More similarities between the Vietnam and Af-Pak Wars.  These wars are different in almost every way.  The only common element:  us.  We’re using the same flawed decision-making process — making similar mistakes. Consequently, IASF requires more forces. … The greater resources will not be sufficient to achieve success, […]