drieuxster (drieuxster) wrote,
drieuxster
drieuxster

Which Failure Of Generalship....

Ah yes, I really do feel sorry for a President who has been obliged to think about having a War Lord take over the process of working and playing well with his DOD, State Department, Intelligence Community, and any other interested parties....

And yet is upset because congress has engaged in fiscal responsiblity as the president has appeared to have merely abandoned the troops in Iraq to their own devices, and tragically, to no end, for no purpose, and all of this simply because it is too hard to work on what can be done to come up with a reason and/or a Plan.

oh yes, in case you were not following along:
Lieutenant Colonel Paul Yingling said US generals had failed to prepare their troops properly and had misled Congress about the resources needed for the war.

Writing in the Armed Forces Journal, he said the US had repeated the mistakes of Vietnam and so faced defeat in Iraq.

Such criticism from a serving officer is rare, analysts say, although several retired generals have spoken out.

Lt Col Yingling's remarks come a day after the top US commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, described the situation in Iraq as "exceedingly complex and very tough".

[ cf US officer condemns Iraq strategy ]
Honest, I feel sorry for the Pro-War Crowd.

The president did the End Zone Dance, and they all thought it was sooo cool...

And still they have been unable to live up to the marketting. Even worse they are having increasing problems trying to keep their 70% of Americans who were once convinced that we had found the WMDs....

Ah yes, what if the problems of modern warfare ARE a bit more complex than a twitch video game on a game console...

Hum....

What is that legal specification for the Abandonment of One's Troops In The Face Of The Enemy....

No WONDER the president has additional angst on his head, especially since some folks have considered it a Nuremburg Offense to engage in Aggressive Wars....

Hum... What if the Argument From Intelligent Design was not as Intelligent as Designed???
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