posted on Nov, 5 2008 @ 01:06 PM
No one, and I mean no one will agree more that our military, commanded by generals more politicians than commanders, screwed the pooch in Iraq part
Once the Iraqi military was defeated, American and British forces should have pulled back and roamed the desert. Let them have their civil war.
In the meantime, this lean, constantly shifting, roaming Army just over the horizon would be a serious worry. Not just to Iraqi factions, but would
certainly worry Syria and Iran.
Eventually, even in a civil war, one side or the other will eventually be unable to kill further, or be unwilling to be killed further, and the
struggle would have been over. Then, and only then - we could have moved in to assist them in forming a government. Like a fight between brother, if
you jump in to break it up, they'll both jump on you.
Yeah. We should have had the Iraqi war over in the first twelve month, had we followed the principles of warfare.
Bush got some really crappy advice from some really brilliant people. But they forgot the most basic concept of problem solving: Keep it simple.
Simple works. Simple does not break down.
Because of this mismanagement, and the extended struggle, the desire for change has now led to a man who knows as much about fighting as he knows
about setting the head space on a Browning .50.
Perceptions. Carter was perceived as impotent. The very day Reagan took the oath of office, the Iranians released all hostages. Reagan was an
unknown. A feared unknown.
Barack Obama is an known, green, fight avoider. Not my fault. Just the way it is.
I also notice the number of Muslim countries that were supporting Obama. Wonder why?