Attached is the link to the USA Today Story about the vacating of Iraq. I watched this live in the middle of the night in 2011 when the Army 4th Infantry was the last one out the door. Coupled with vivid memories of the evacuation of Saigon, April 30th, 1975,I never in my life thought I would see something like this again, especially not such a rapid occupation and reversal of effort. This speaks tomes to the conduct of asymmetrical warfare and the concept of a “Just War.” No Marshall Plan for these guys. They owe us buckets of oil. Now.
I am left with something akin to the urban legend about Papa Hemingway’s six word crafted short story, “Baby Shoes, For Sale, Never Worn.”
“The War Is Over, All is ? “