10 Questions for Tommy Franks

General Tommy Franks commanded the u.s. military during its wars in Afghanistan and Iraq before retiring last summer after 38 years in uniform. He surveys his career--and the wars he led as head of th

WHY DO THINGS SEEM TO BE GOING SO POORLY IN IRAQ? It's a very good thing when a major war fight is quick. On the other hand, if you want to reconstitute, rebuild, reconstruct the country, that is never ever going to be done in a year or 18 months. I don't know whether the Administration permitted or encouraged the media in our country to believe that this was going to be easy, but it happened. There came to be created an expectation that even a superpower can't meet.

SHOULDN'T A SUPERPOWER BE ABLE TO GET THE ELECTRICITY IN IRAQ TURNED...

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