Someone else at the New York Times is making some sense today. No, I’m not talking about Maureen Dowd, so stop planning the angry email already. Here’s Merrill McPeak on “Shock and Pause“:
In the 1991 Persian Gulf war we put up a 39-day air campaign before ground forces jumped off. Thus the critics have a point asking why things seem to have been reversed this time around.
But do they? Instead of holding back in Kuwait while we bombed the Iraqi Army as in 1991, American forces headed for Baghdad