October 24, 2009
Interactive graphic of troop numbers and concentration over time in Afghanistan.
Posted by Cassandra at October 24, 2009 10:38 PM
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Trenches in France WWI
Caves in Okinawa WWII
Tunnels in Viet Nam
Caves in Afghanistan
To paraphrase a "Wise Old Bird"
The more he spoke, the less he heard.
The less he spoke, the more he heard.
The lessons of history seem to either have not been taught or the lessons therefrom not learned. Whether a condo cave in Chicago or one of unpolished granite in the Kush the strategic imperative is the same against one's sworn enemies.
Unless you are the LAPD setting up a command post on Martin Luther King Blvd and Figueroa as you sweep for Crips members adjacent to the festivities. We have amateurs on our teams. Especially those who refuse to listen to the experts in the field.
Posted by: vet66 at October 25, 2009 11:25 AM