- By Thomas E. RicksThomas 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 email@example.com.
“There’s always going to be a bit of a tension, a dynamic that has to be understood by those responsible for leading a progressive America that does not want to be militarized yet needs certain military attributes for protection.”
Meanwhile, in something I don’t wish to quote, Donald Rumsfeld also says the American occupation of Iraq was based on a false premise. My stomach kind of heaved over when I read that.
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