Interesting blog on the failures of generals

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Sun Apr 29 14:13:49 UTC 2007

Interesting blog on the failures of generals:

One significant quote:

"Counterinsurgency theory holds that proficiency in foreign languages is
essential to success, yet only one in four of the [US] Army's senior
generals speaks another language."

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