Warning Against Wars Like Iraq and Afghanistan
- Thom Shanker, New York Times
. BLUF: "... it would be unwise for the United States to ever fight another war like Iraq or Afghanistan, and that the chances of carrying out a change of government in that fashion again were slim."
Gates Describes Vision for Military's Future - Greg Jaffe, Washington Post. BLUF: "... a future ground force that will be smaller, pack less heavy firepower and will not engage in large-scale counter-insurgency wars like those in Iraq or Afghanistan."
Gates Challenges Cadets to Change Army Culture - AFPS
Speech Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates - Transcript