Thursday, May 12, 2005

Iraq is Not Vietnam

It really is wrong to call the ongoing violence in Iraq another Vietnam. What is correct, however, is to say lessons learned in Vietnam are playing a role there.

Timothy M. Phelps writing in Newsday describes an insurgency that saw a successful campaign of attrition fought against the U.S., and set a strategy in place that could do it again.

What lessons did we learn?


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