The commander of the first unit into the area told CBS he did not search it for explosives or secure it from looters. “We were still in a fight,” he said. “our focus was killing bad guys.” He added he would have needed four times more troops to search and secure all the ammo dumps he came across.
Sounds a lot like what I’ve been saying for months, doesn’t it? Sounds a lot like what a whole bunch of generals, former generals and military analysts were saying before the war, doesn’t it? And just think, Rumsfeld only wanted to go in with 20% of the troops we DID go in with, which was still far less than what we should have gone in with.