In this article, the leaks point to an unclear message that is flowing throughout the Trump administration.
It is particularly refreshing in that it was written by and individual with multiple tours in Afghanistan and appears that he has lost little in the way of knowledge he learned during his command officer training. (Source)
Retired Army Lt Col. Allen West outlines what the Commander-in-Chief must do to clarify the mission and what “winning” is defined to be.
This is how the military plans, conducts, and completes a mission.
Pleas pay attention, Mr. President.
General Mattis has claimed that an additional 4,000 troops are required in Afghanistan.
Here is the battlefield calculus: For every one…
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