Monday, 12 January 2004
From the Washington Post: The Army War College has published a paper questioning the scope and approach to the war on terror.
Record’s core criticism is that the administration is biting off more than it can chew. He likens the scale of U.S. ambitions in the war on terrorism to Adolf Hitler’s overreach in World War II. “A cardinal rule of strategy is to keep your enemies to a manageable number,” he writes. “The Germans were defeated in two world wars… because their strategic ends outran their available means.”
See the complete report.