R’oh oh: History repeating

Admiral Mike Mullen, the top U.S. military commander, on Sunday said the end-game of military action in Libya was “very uncertain” and acknowledged it could end in a stalemate with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Reuters, Sunday March 20, 2011.

All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.

-Sun Tzu

See also Marc Lynch.