Comments on: A soldier’s national security dream team http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2013/01/04/a-soldiers-national-security-dream-team/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: pavoter1946 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2013/01/04/a-soldiers-national-security-dream-team/#comment-69857 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:53:56 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=16687#comment-69857 Those who have actually served in war know what it is like, and if they left the service, then they did not spend a career simply following orders. So they understand the real consequences of going to war. Career officers start out knowing the actual consequences, but soon get so involved in getting ahead, and following orders that they forget where they came from.

The critics of Hagel are likely to be those who know nothing of actual war, but are in love with the idea of going to war, to flex muscle.

Love the phrase attack Chihuahuas; much better then chicken hawks.

Although I have a little concern about Kerry at State, unless the policy will be to bore our enemies to sleep.

Hagel expresses the real key to Middle East peace. Those who wish to profit by selling weapons will shudder at the idea of actual peace.

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By: ARJTurgot2 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2013/01/04/a-soldiers-national-security-dream-team/#comment-69783 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 03:37:11 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=16687#comment-69783 Powell was a very experienced combat vet, and managed to mitigate nothing. Both men need to operate independently, because O is not going to be able to provide much leadership.

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By: USHistoryMan http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2013/01/04/a-soldiers-national-security-dream-team/#comment-69692 Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:56:07 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=16687#comment-69692 “Attack Chihuahuas.” Nice touch.

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