Well gosh,, wonder why they didnt highlight the majoority of his career being at Georgetown working on a masters,, running the jump school at the naval academy, being a “fellow” at some think tank, being a ceremonial officer at 8th and I barracks, and being the first Marine officer to be some kind of inner circle type at the CFR.
Another perfumed prince,, who continues the charade that Afghan military is an ally. As soldiers and Marines die because every week because they are forced to stand posts with Afghans who turn on them once a week.
And this SOB just approved a plan that Afghan government gets advance notice of our troops raids. That is why this puff piece came out.
I think we need to get out of Afghanistan if we are going to conduct the conflict the way we are.
Alexander the Great came through the area and they were warlike and hard to conquer even back then. However Alexander’s battle hardened veterans did beat them. I doubt if Alexander worried about offending them.
I have read that the Afghans still call him “Sandra Khan” the guy who whipped them.
“An executive manages what he measures, and over the course of his career, Allen has acquired a reputation for poring over reports at ungodly hours.”
Sounds more like general electric that USMC general. Also,, he had to be there when troops in the field were required to attend homo training. That alone is unforgivable.
A grunt fights and dies on the battlefield. A generals battlefield is often political. On that field,,, our generals have shown themselves to be pure cowards. Allen included. A grunt loses his life,, these generals won’t risk their career.
The problem is Pakistan. When is someone going to deal with Pakistan? Time to play the Hindu Card.