THE ARMY’S GAMBLE

THE ARMY’S GAMBLE: James Kitfield has a superb behind the scenes look at the planning and logistics of the current campaign. The audacity and fluidity of the strategy is remarkable. The debate about the TipFid toward the end is particularly instructive; it’s the best explanation I’ve seen about why some of the generals are unhappy with Rumsfeld.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.