Saturday, October 05, 2013
A Tip of the Hat to Give Proper Respect to a Worthy Adversary
Then the real suffering started. However, despite his willingness to take horrendous casualties, his horrible politics and the good fortune our press gave to turn his worst mistake into victory, he was a first class fighting man.
Well done, on that score. RIP.
Then the real suffering started."
As the U.S. has done in Afghanistan and Iraq by [publicly] setting withdrawal deadlines and failing to achieve adequate SOFAs with sufficient combat troops to support continuing stability and civilian security. ...to give enough time to the attempt to change tribal culture and corrupt governance.
What's that about first iteration being tragedy, the second farce?