Gates warns against future land wars like Iraq, Afghanistan

a little to late for these words as we have spent trillions fighting the last 2 wars.

“In my opinion, any future Defense secretary who advises the president to again send a big American land army into Asia or into the Middle East or Africa should ‘have his head examined,’ as General MacArthur so delicately put it,” Gates said in a speech to cadets at West Point.”

read it here:

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-na-gates-speech-20110226,0,7763237.story?track=rss

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