War is never a straight line kind of operation. There are advances. There are pullbacks. There are periods of losing and periods of pressing forward to victory. ... the losses sustained in the first several years of World War II were massive and intensely discouraging. One could easily have assessed by the end of 1942 that the Allied forces were not only losing against Germany and Japan but they could very well actually go down in defeat.Jack ends by saying:
But our military has been learning and adjusting. And al Qaeda is on the defensive. The tide is turning.Read the entire post here.