Saturday, September 27, 2008
Who Knows Strategy v. Tactics? McCain or Obama? And Where is McCain's Flag Lapel Pin?
The surge was a tactic. The surge did not bring an end to the violence. The surge was successful only as a way of taking the public eye off of the removal of the sunnis from Baghdad. This is what has brought an end to the violence. If making the sunnis of Baghdad into refugees was a part of our strategy for Iraq then the surge was a good tactic for this end. If making the sunnis from Baghdad into refugees was not a part of our strategy for Iraq then the surge was not a good tactic.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost