What we’re reading

April 18, 2013
This week, we’re reading on two different but much related books on an important issue – Intelligence and US Foreign Policy, War and Decision by Paul Pillar and Douglas Feith. What was in Donald Rumsfeld’s mind when he demanded that the Iraq war would be launched with a much smaller number of troops than recommended by General Shinsheki? And, a propos of sufficient IED protection, “You go to war with the army you have.”