TITLE

Protracted war tests US resolve

AUTHOR(S)
Knickerbocker, Brad
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;10/26/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 233, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the preparation of Americans for a conflict that may be long and costly, and compares the war against terrorism to the war in Vietnam. Difficulties in capturing elusive terrorists; Appearance that the United States is losing the battle for hearts and minds in Afghanistan; Reports of bombing errors and civilian casualties; Problems which will test the ability of the administration of George W. Bush to convince Americans to stay committed to a long war.
ACCESSION #
5407339

 

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