this, which is the exact same micromanaging by civilians that we had in Vietnam. And we all know what happened in that fiasco.
My grandpa used to tell me, "Son, avoid a fight if you can but if you can't, get into it to win", which is very good advice. In other words, once you get into war, take the gloves off and kick their butts. Period. We fought that way in WW2 but haven't since then.