How to Fight the New War

In the early days of our NATO commitment in Bosnia, an Allied officer came to me and said, "Sir, we believe that [Serbian war criminal] Radovan Karadzic may have driven past our positions--but we aren't sure."

That is a small foretaste of what is to come. It is difficult to direct military operations against specific individuals. For the Pentagon leadership, this isn't the war we trained to fight. It requires a fresh strategy, enhanced forces, new weapons and a changed attitude. The strategy--to attack the network of international terrorists and the governments or organizations that support them--will be based on deadly...

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