Ours to Lose

Kaplan, Lawrence F.
November 2001
New Republic;11/12/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 20, p25
Presents the author's view on the manner in which the administration of United States President George W. Bush is conducting the war in Afghanistan. Similarities between the military conduct of this administration and the administration of former President Bill Clinton; Differences in the views of politicians and military leaders over military objectives in Afghanistan; Incorporation of various lesions, by air campaign, learned by military leaders over the past decade; Expansion of military in Afghanistan; Report that the U.S. defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld finds himself sandwiched between a military establishment unwilling to move aggressively and a White House unwilling to insist it do so.


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