These days, lamenting the apparently aimless character of Washington’s military operations in the Greater Middle East has become conventional wisdom among administration critics of every sort.
Senator John McCain thunders that “this president has no strategy to successfully reverse the tide of slaughter and mayhem” in that region.
Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies bemoans the “lack of a viable and public strategy.”
Andrew Bacevich suggests that “there is no strategy. None. Zilch.”…