Lynn Wheeler: Washington’s Cult of Continuous Failure

Lynn Wheeler

“Stiglitz’s “$3T war” also mentions the lack of auditability (/transparency/visibility) has resulted in lots of fraud which is significant factor in lack of adequate equipment for troops. Vietnam and “perpetual war” scenarios hobble the troops so there can never be decisive victory … it just goes on and on; the continuing fraud is motivation for the strategy. This is similar to beltway bandits “Success of Failure” culture, always failure, means never finishing and money flows forever ”

Domestic Roots of Perpetual War

Success of Failure Standard Operating Procedure