The Best Defense

MG Marcia Anderson’s quote of the day

"If you're not seated at the table, you are on the menu." --Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson, the Army's first black female two-star general.

I think she is right. Just one more reason that diversity brings genuine strength to an organization.  

Meanwhile, a black female soldier graduated from the Army's Jungle Operations Training Course.

The Best Defense

Tom dwells on the mistakes he and others have made thinking about the war in Iraq

It is all here, in technicolor. I am still haunted by that phrase, "hard to imagine." It wasn't just Paul Wolfowitz who came up short. As I note in this interview, I once thought keeping a residual military force in Iraq was a good idea.


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