Best Defense

What does General Allen think is the essential ingredient for fighting ISIS?

Patience.

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Patience.

Uh oh. Not an American strength.

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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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