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Retired Generals

A reader captures my general attitude:

I really see this as a simple issue:

1) these retired officers have the same right to speak their opinions on the conduct of the war and the qualifications of our leaders that any other citizen has; and

2) these retired officers should have informed their superiors of their analyses while on active duty and, if they were not allowed to do so or they believed that our strategy and tactics would be as disastrous as they now claim, then they had the option of resigning in protest and making their objections known….

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