Comparing Wars : A Quote

“A war fought with weapons of indiscriminate slaughter, and accompanied by racist rhetoric, with a conscript Army deployed against a highly evolved revolutionary movement is as different as could possibly be from a campaign of precision-guided munitions, with an all-volunteer Army, directed at the overthrow of a hideous and dangerous tyranny, and then taking the form of a drive for free elections and a constitution. If people say that it’s “reminiscent” of Vietnam, it means they don’t remember Vietnam.” The Vietnam Syndrome, Again

One of my last classes in college was History of America and Vietnam. Hitchens is absolutely correct. 

Stop comparing Iraq to Vietnam.

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