Chuck Hagel: Iraq And Afghanistan Aren’t Ours To Win Or Lose
The Washington Post
10/19/2009 05:12 AM ET
Updated May 25, 2011
These wars have cost more than 5,100 American lives; more than 35,000 have been wounded; a trillion dollars has been spent, with billions more departing our Treasury each month. We forgot all the lessons of Vietnam and the preceding history.