View Full Version : A Brain Pentagon Wants to Pick

10-19-2005, 11:25 AM
A Brain Pentagon Wants to Pick (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/18/AR2005101801461.html) in today's Wash. Post.

"Global security guru Thomas P.M. Barnett is in the unique position of being embraced by Pentagon officials and top U.S. military commanders as a visionary strategist -- even as he openly blames the defense establishment for botching post-invasion operations in Iraq."

"Barnett's best-selling 2004 book, "The Pentagon's New Map," offered a thesis on the American military's future global role that the Defense Department found so compelling and easy to grasp that it has invited him to advise and brief hundreds of senior appointees and officers on strategy..."