Mullen likely also prays that nobody mentions too loudly about how he was against the Iraq surge as chief of naval operations but foursquare behind it when he became the Joint Chiefs chairman (and probably a little before that, one would imagine). President Obama has called Karzai “unreliable” and “ineffective,” and Hillary has said that Karzai presides over a “narco-state.”) And at long last, the people in charge of our militaristic Christian oligarchy are starting to realize that our armed excursions overseas are about to torpedo our ship of state, and all the power rangers are scrambling to the rat lines to avoid sharing an ocean-bottom tomb with Bush, Rummy, and Tommy Franks, the first chain of command in American history to both win and lose not one but two separate wars. If the public were aware of these mounting losses before the big push in Kandahar opposition to the Afghan war would also climb. Were irony were still among us, it would have chortled with glee at the “ridiculous spectacle ” of Obama in the Rose Garden last Friday, angrily denouncing the oil executives who pointed fingers at each other over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill while he and his generals play the same shameful blame game over our woebegone war on -ism. “Teflon General ” Petraeus has been keeping a low profile of late as the counterinsurgency doctrine he supposedly wrote goes down in flames. What could better symbolize our humiliating defeat than the recent spectacle of Barack Obama and Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton kissing up in public to Afghan sleaze peddler Hamid Karzai? This creates an incentive for the Pentagon war machine to lose, for if it were winning obviously their would be no need to increase the already bloated Pentagon budget. Great an honest assessment about the inept Pentagon which gets greater budget increases, its only objective,if they lose theiir wars. This was one of those Great War books which I felt my travels along the old battlefields could not be without and I cannot recommend it highly enough to anyone wanting an insight into the mind of a young gunner officer on the Western Front in the last year of the conflict; a classic when it first appeared, and still a classic today. “Well, I think that, in the last year, we have made a lot of progress,” but “I think I would be prepared to say nobody is winning, at this point.” Shades of the Great Decider. The Network as an enterprise is important in the way it provides the link to other organizations that give women the connection to improve and to take their business to another level. Robert Gates got the top Defense slot, the Iraq Study Group got a bruise in the same place Rummy got his, “King David” Petraeus got command of the Iraq surge, and the rest is historical fiction, especially the parts about how the Iraq surge was a success and how Stan the Man McChrystal was going to repeat that success in the Bananastans.* He was asked about afghanistan being the grave yard of empires and in reply said "well first off America is not an empire". The model is supported by a variety of evidence that represents construct, convergent, and concurrent validity. The inputs required include basic information concerning the soldier (height, weight), the expected weather, the terrain, and mission conditions. The output is a screen display that estimates the likelihood of mission success under given conditions. If you have to move rucks using your own power, attach “wheels” to them and tow or push them as all-terrain carts or on all-terrain bikes. Empty rucks should be able to be collected at any time and moved by unit transportation (cargo parachute or CopterBox airdrop) or sent back to be refilled and sent forward with ammo, water and food. Bush assured us that then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld would stick around long enough to “get the job done.” The day after the Democrats regained control of Congress, Bush announced that Rummy would receive a Purple Heart for the bruise he got where the door hit him on his way out. The model continues to evolve, not in general structure, which we believe is correct, but in details and refinements. The only thing McChrystal has done well in command of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) is what he did well for five years as head assassin of the Joint Special Operations Command: kill a lot of civilians in the process of hunting down “suspected” terrorists. The model has proven to be a rich source of insight in the analysis of complex designs for avionics architecture. 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