Major Danny Sjursen, a TomDispatch regular, is a U.S. Army strategist and former history instructor at West Point. He served tours with reconnaissance units in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has written a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghost Riders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge. He lives with his wife and four sons near Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaHow to lose the next war in the Middle East: the short answer, fight it!
It’s hardly a brilliant observation to point out that, more than 15 years after the "global war on terror", the...