June 11, 2021

Secrets That Were No Secret, Lessons That Were Not Learned

By Andrew J. Bacevich

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As a soldier in Vietnam, I already knew what the Pentagon Papers revealed. In the years since, America's leaders have repeated the same mistakes.

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  • Afghanistan War (2001- )
  • Classified Information and State Secrets
  • Defense Department
  • Johnson, Lyndon Baines
  • Kennedy, John Fitzgerald
  • Pentagon Papers
  • United States Defense and Military Forces
  • Vietnam War