December 16, 2013

FOREIGN POLICY: America is resurrecting the same strategy that failed in Iraq — and ground troops will pay the price. “Today, we are resurrecting the exact same strategies — most notably in the concept of Air-Sea Battle advocated by many in the Pentagon — and we are acting as if they are the solution to the problems encountered in Iraq rather than their cause. A coalition of parochial retirees, think tanks, and special interests are using the current political winds to engineer a flawed defense strategy. Their plan virtually ensures the United States will be unprepared for the next war.”