Quote of the Day: On the Sanity of Defense Secretaries, by Robert Gates

Quote of the Day: On the Sanity of Defense Secretaries, by Robert Gates

Quote of the Day: On the Sanity of Defense Secretaries, by Robert Gates

Gates speaks to an audience at West Point.

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Quote of the Day:

“Any future defense secretary who advises the president to again send a big American land army into Asia or into the Middle East or Africa should ‘have his head examined,’ as General [Douglas] MacArthur so delicately put it.”

–Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, speaking on Feb. 25 to an audience at West Point.

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