David Hackworth — American Soldier born on November 11, 1930, died on May 04, 2005

Colonel David Haskell Hackworth, also known as "Hack," was an American Korean War and Vietnam War veteran who received many combat decorations for heroism in both wars. Hackworth is known for his role in the creation and command of Tiger Force, a military unit formed during the Vietnam War to apply guerrilla warfare tactics to the fight against Vietcong guerrilla fighters... (wikipedia)

Fortunately, it's still not too late to develop a comprehensive global strategy to eliminate our real enemy.
It's human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door.
Their plan is to return the entire world - not just the Middle East - to the days of the caliphate and either convert all of us so-called infidels into born-again Islamic believers or kill us.
If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed.
Our fumbling government's response since Beirut - during both Republican and Democratic administrations - has been to cut and run, or to flat ignore this growing threat, apparently hoping it would go away.