This Al-Jazeera interview with Admiral Mullen is a revelation for all. The convoluted process of ideology driven advocacy and domestic politics behind "strategic" decision making is laid bare. Does anyone understand this nonsense? And then there is the LA Times piece below. "Max Leverage?" A military planning point in an internal document has been made into a public statement of intent? This is more like the "Gong Show" than national planning.
I am fed up with it. I just want to go sit in the bazaar somewhere and haggle over rugs. I want some tea and lots of pistachios. This is crazy. pl