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.