I know, it’s perhaps a simplification, but at the same time, I’d been wondering about this particular topic for some time. Considering the United States’ reach in the world, and where our troops and such are deployed, I’m sure there’s some strange reactions going on down the chain of command when things are announced and then abruptly cancelled.
I kept going over this article from The Atlantic that popped up in my feed. I couldn’t help but read it over and over again, because it just stirs some anger in me regarding the subject of willful ignorance.
If you haven’t had a chance to read it yet, I’ll post the link to the article below. It’s long, but is certainly worth it. I want to do more research on this issue, and I’m curious how many other times in history the military’s been through such craziness (if ever).
Anyhoo, here’s the original article:
Suddenly I’m in the mood to watch movies about the Strategic Air Command or a few mutinies…