“We’re defeating the Vietcong, er, ISIS”

Here’s my friend calling bullshit on the Pentagon claim that American-backed forces have ISIS on the

ISIS in Ramadi

ISIS in Ramadi

run. I’m old enough to remember how the same song played over and over again at the Pentagon about the war in Vietnam, right up until the US got booted out of there. Those who do not learn their history are fated to repeat it, or as my eighth grade history teacher put it, “We learn from history that we learn no history.”

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