Practice Makes Perfect
The Pentagon promises it's studying the lessons of Iraq. Lawrence Di Rita, a special assistant to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, told the press that wars to come will look less like a process of distinct stages and more like a continuum. "This is the future for the world we're in at the moment," he said. "We'll get better as we do it more often."Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2003
Additional reporting: Phoebe St John
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