Robert H. Scales, a retired Army major general, writes: Perhaps the United States has become too used to fighting third-rate armies. As the Israelis learned in 1973, the Syrians are tough and mean-spirited killers with nothing to lose… Dwight Eisenhower … resisted liberal democrats who wanted to aid the newly formed nation of South Vietnam. We all know what happened after his successor ignored Eisenhower’s advice.

Jeff Garzik


A war the Pentagon doesn’t want

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