Taylor builds no confidence with arguments

While Scott Taylor is certainly entitled to his opinion regarding recent counter-insurgency operations in southern Afghanistan, his reference to my book Contact Charlie does not build confidence in his command of the facts (RE: "Breaking the Taliban's back is just so many words," Feb. 10).

Published: Wednesday, 02/17/2010 12:00 am EST

While Scott Taylor is certainly entitled to his opinion regarding recent counter-insurgency operations in southern Afghanistan, his reference to my book Contact Charlie does not build confidence in his command of the facts (RE: "Breaking the Taliban's back is just so many words," Feb. 10).

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