Lt. General Michael Flynn, former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, blasted the Obama administration’s approach to the War on Terror in a hard-hitting speech to a meeting of intelligence professionals. “The dangers to the U.S. do not arise from the arrogance of American power, but from unpreparedness or an excessive unwillingness to fight when fighting is necessary,” Flynn said, in an unsparing critique first reported by the Daily Beast.
The War on Terrorism, like the War on Drugs seems one part bureaucratic ineptness, one part questionable tactics, and one part useful. Not a good ratio. This report makes the case.
Berto Jongman: Mike Vickers 6 Threats 6 Changes — Robert Steele: Idiocy & Betrayal of the Public Trust
WASHINGTON: There’s no one thing that keeps the Pentagon’s chief of intelligence up at night. There’s half-a-dozen things — terrorism, cybersecurity, Iran, North Korea, Russia, and China — but Mike Vickers has a six-point plan to counter them.
Foreign aid does not work. In the end, government doesn’t know what it’s doing.
Throwing good money at bad governments makes poor countries worse off.