About Vernon A. Walters:
Vernon A. Walters is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.
Americans have always had an ambivalent attitude toward intelligence. When they feel threatened, they want a lot of it, and when they don't, they regard the whole thing as somewhat immoral.
The United Nations has become a place where many countries seek to achieve a lynching of the United States by resolution.
It is an endless procession of surprises. The expected rarely occurs and never in the expected manner.
I don't think we should tell them what we're going to do in advance. Let them think. Worry. Wonder. Uncertainty is the most chilling thing of all.
I'm a participant in the doctrine of constructive ambiguity.