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Friday, June 24, 2016

The Tragedy of the American Military


The Tragedy of the American Military

The American public and its political leadership will do anything for the military except take it seriously. The result is a chickenhawk nation in which careless spending and strategic folly combine to lure America into endless wars it can’t win.

Jim Fallows at his best in the Atlantic.  Well worth reading.

American public and its political leadership will do anything for the military except take it seriously. The result is a chickenhawk nation in which careless spending and strategic folly combine to lure America into endless wars it can’t win.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/01/the-tragedy-of-the-american-military/383516/

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