- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
So avers the reliable Jim Gourley, and I agree with his harsh assessment of the celebrification of Special Ops: "Everything is out of the closet. People hardly knew anything about the OSS during WWII. These days the script to Zero Dark Thirty is finished before Osama’s body is cold."
Time to move the SEALs out of California to someplace like Biloxi?
Daniel W. Drezner is professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a senior editor at The National Interest. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Drezner has received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation, and the Treasury Department.| Daniel W. Drezner |