2. President Johnson has never explained what he is doing in Afghanistan. ‘Preventing future attacks’ is just a principle, not a goal. What is his goal?
3. It’s Afghanistan, you dipshit. Afghanistan. Think about that.
4. Don’t take what Stanley McWestmoreland tells you too seriously. Remember that a general officer is telling you what he can do with his skills, not what you should be doing. And never forget that to a general officer live bodies tend to be fungible; it is an ugly aspect of his job. But you have greater responsibilities.