Skip to comments.Don Walton: Hagel says rebuild military (RINO alert)
Posted on 07/28/2008 8:32:18 AM PDT by stan_sipple
So, how do you rebuild an overstressed and perhaps broken Army, whose soldiers endure the longest deployments? You start by reorienting and prioritizing placement of forces, Hagel says. That means phased withdrawal of combat troops from Iraq and insertion of more troops into Afghanistan, where they are needed. Match priorities, objectives and policies with resources, he says. Coordinate with a reoriented foreign policy that seeks and values allies, builds relationships, forms coalitions of common interest, he says. Use all the instruments of power, including diplomacy, trade, foreign aid. Thats soft power. And thats big picture. It will take a long time to repair the U.S. military, Hagel says. But its time to begin. Hagel is viewed as a leading prospect to be considered for the post of secretary of defense if Obama is elected.
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Chuckles spends 24 hours in Afghanistan with O-bama and has a new strategery all figured out.
What’s his strategery when we roll into Afghanistan in force and look like the Soviets did in the 1980s?
What’s our exit strategery for Afghanistan?
And what happens when all those “live to fight another day” jihadis melt away and show up in caves in northern Iraq?
The Obamilitary - where diversity and defeat go hand-in-hand.
Hagel smokes loco weed.
This is just a pathetic “Suck up” by Hagel because he wants a job in a BO admin.
You rebuild it with Obama’s new National Civilian Security Force (brown shirts?). Now he has “Obama Camp.” http://noquarterusa.net/blog/2008/07/25/camp-obama-eager-to-%e2%80%9cempower-you%e2%80%9d/#more-3780
Given the fact that just about every major european country has suffered a terror attack and the weenies continue to resist sending troops to Iraq or Afghanistan I wonder how Hagel plans on getting any of these cowards to send troops anywhere.
I doubt they could repel an invasion of their own sorry country.
Hagel should stick with what he does best,tagalong behind Obama like a keeper with a shovel following an elephant at the circus.
Result: Budget cuts, ammalgamation, promotions based on ethnicity and "bilingualism." AND a completely gutted military.
Chuck, take a pill and go home.
Obama IS NOT the messiah.
Obama is a totalitarian prig who wants to denude the US military and supplant it with his own civilian service corps.( SS style.).
well he has to suck up, he’s competing against McCain and the other rinos
exactly, we should be kicking A** in Afghanistan since our wonderful allies are leading that operation
how did a state like nebraska
elect sucha twit?
you mean one who lived in DC most of his life? He had the bank and a hokey cowboy pitch.
I can’t stand it when they refer to my army as a “broken” army.
The United States Army is leading two wars at the same time.
Stressed? Heavily tasked? Challenged?
But definitely not “broken”.
bho’s answer for a broken army is to let in gays
When Hagel refers to a “reoriented” forein policy, what he means is “screw Israel”.
I love how all of a sudden everybody is jumping on the Afghanistan surge bandwagon, given that most of them are simultaneously stoutly denying that the surge in Iraq accomplished anything. Somebody really needs to get in touch with the CrackerJack people to get them to stop putting General’s stars in the packages they’re selling in DC.
You are sure right about tagging along behind BO and kissing ass along the way.....I guess that is what you are saying????
Is Hagel still alive?
thats a phanton on the MSM morning news shows
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