National Security Archive
Bumped by carol. Originally posted 2009-02-14 08:25:41 -0500. Obama et al should be carefully studying the Soviet experience.
In my opinion we lost there already, when they pulled out to destroy Iraq.
The following was in the e-notice sent out by The George Washington University - The National Security Archive which is what can be found also on the page link to the announcement.
For Immediate Release:
January 14, 2009
The present, National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 265 Posted - January 5, 2009, looks mighty interesting, especially reading the few documents they have linked there.
New Patrick Tyler book narrates: "A World of Trouble: The White House and the Middle East--from the Cold War to the War on Terror"
First off it's October 6th, and most days bring with them a history of the past, much forgotten quickly and lessons not learned.
Here's just one for today which I'll call The bush Families & GOP's Favorite Terrorist Pal, and no it's not the one nobody thinks about anymore, especially the little bush:
Today in History: October 6, 1976
The National Security Archive has just released a Load of Files Electronic Briefing Book No. 253 Posted - August 20, 2008 under the title: 1998 Missile Strikes on Bin Laden May Have Backfired with a subtitle: Extensive 1999 Report on Al-Qaeda Threat Released by U.S. Dept of Energy, Taliban Told U.S. They Wanted to Bomb Washington
With backlinks to the PDF's and more links in the sidebar on the left.