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  •  He was a War bureaucrat... a brilliant one (0+ / 0-)

    which was what was needed to win the war in Western Europe and it was also what allowed him to understand the monster that the US had created in the Industrial military complex and to warn against what it would become...

    But he still had that technocrat and strategic raw materials focus and with the Cold War mentality he probably did just see the realpolitik first and not fully understand the imbalance in the approach and the continued creation of new problems with this mindset.

    Pogo & Murphy's Law, every time. Also "Trust but verify" - St. Ronnie (hah...)

    by IreGyre on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 03:45:15 PM PST

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