We Have Met the Enemy and He Is PowerPoint

Resource Author:  Elisabeth Bumiller
Resource Date:  2011-04-26
Resource Name:  The New York Times
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Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the leader of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shown a PowerPoint slide in Kabul last summer that was meant to portray the complexity of American military strategy, but looked more like a bowl of spaghetti.

“When we understand that slide, we’ll have won the war,” General McChrystal dryly remarked, one of his advisers recalled, as the room erupted in laughter.