"The 44-era "Iraq Syndrome" is thus far proving more debilitating to the traditional exercise of American power and leadership than the "Vietnam Syndrome" was during the Ford or Carter years."
"Ronald Reagan believed that victory in Vietnam had been possible and forever saw the American sacrifice there not as immoral or foolish but as a "noble cause." He sensed that to win the future he also needed to fight for the past. Which of his would-be heirs will do the same?"
That is exactly correct