View Full Version : Three months to Baghdad

08-30-02, 08:41 AM
As the saying goes, while politicians and civilians like to think about strategy when contemplating war, generals think logistics. If the United States and any coalition partners go to war against Iraq, the first part of that logistics effort requires getting up to a quarter- million combat troops from the United States to the Persian Gulf.

Without prejudging the desirability of waging a war to unseat Saddam, how long would it take to get ready for one, and how would it be done?