A True Textbook War
If had not gotten Congress approval he would have gone to war with Iraq anyways as he got United Nations support.
If had not gotten United Nation’s approval he would have gone to war with Iraq anyways as he got Congress’ support.
This is the story of a father and his son. The festivities that “commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first Gulf War” are a showcase on how to tell a bad story good. And about the naive illusion that there can be perfect war.
“I think this is a textbook example of the way to go to war,” Baker said. “Diplomatically; politically, by that I mean politically within the United States; Militarily, of course, by virtue of the way we handled that job so expeditiously and with minimal casualties; and, economically, in the sense that a lot of other countries contributed treasure to this effort.”
(James Baker, former secretary of state)
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