For John, BLUF: Dead Carl tells us no plan survives the impact of battle. Nothing to see here; just move along.
This mission will not be like the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It will not involve American combat troops fighting on foreign soil. This effort will be a steady and relentless approach to take out terrorists who threaten us, while supporting our partners on the front lines."Famous last words?" asks a current Army officer I know from the Internet.
Regards — Cliff