Sunday, February 25, 2018

America’s Unimportant, Unserious Wars | Small Wars Journal

American soldiers spent another holiday season fighting what Foreign Affairs recently called “America’s Forgotten Wars.” Having spent my career serving in an Army at war, I would add unimportant and unserious. Though their last real peacetime holiday was 17 years ago, most Americans regard their seemingly perennial wars as an abstraction at best. The nation has ignored these wars beyond the most superficial attention and supercilious “Support the Troops” platitudes. America lacks both serious consideration about the ends America seeks in deploying its sons and daughters across the globe and the way it is achieving our stated ends.


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Why does the US fuss so much about racial matters at home but shrug its shoulders when lots of foreigners are killed on the grounds, essentially, they they are just wogs?

Posted by: dearieme | Feb 26, 2018 3:48:29 AM