In Short: The Long War

Friday, April 28, 2006


In February, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld delivered a speech entitled “The Long War.” In it, he invoked the Cold War while at the same time laying out broad strategies to fight what could be a decades-long terrorist threat across the globe. How will these sorts of war-branding efforts affect how the conflict is ultimately remembered? Brooke puts the question to Gideon Rose, managing editor of Foreign Affairs.

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