1. Captain_Crusty

    Holistic Command of War (Wellington, Spinola and Petraeus)

    Bottom line up front: there are almost certainly some real academic military gold nuggets in here, but they are difficult to find. Pires is a senior officer in the Portuguese Army and holds a PhD in History, Defence and International Relations. The fact that Petraeus wrote the foreword, and...
  2. Goatman

    Gen Petraeus interview Nov 16

    Listened to BBC's former North America correspondent talking to Gen David Petraeus on Radio 4 this morning. I get the impression Petraeus is a Marmite character for the US military - either loved or hated. The tabloid headline is 'Petraeus would serve in Trump administration' Well, sure. As...