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Quote of the day: ‘Doctrine Man’ says it’s time to start learning our post-2001 lessons

“Don't listen to anyone who says [we] need to get back to the way we used to do things."

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From an interesting interview with the mysterious figure known as “Doctrine Man”: “Don’t listen to anyone who says [we] need to get back to the way we used to do things. We need to put those voices out to pasture and embrace what we’ve learned over the past 13 years.”

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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