Washington has said for some time that it wants to recast what is essentially a Cold War deployment into a modern force capable of addressing contemporary threats, such as terrorism. (Voice of America News, 08/15/05.)
Maybe Rumsfeld has read my post, MILITARY STRATEGY? I bet that The Command Post will keep an eye on the deployment. If the troops want to have a suggestion on where to go, they should read Andy Clarkson's post, Ticket To Tehran.
Read Scott MacMillan's (A Fistful of Euros) article, Yankees Go Home—and Europe Will Miss Them.
Old War, New War