To now say he is right about the most recent strategy and tactics totally ignores his direct involvement in creating the situation after 9/11.
Mr. Cheney was right in 1994, but since then he has made horrific mistakes and chosen his own facts which too many Americans are willing to accept. “Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it” is a lesson we continue to forget.
The Middle East is a complicated place that breeds unintended consequences. Various factions have been warring for centuries. The countries that are directly affected like Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Turkey, Jordan and Iran will never take responsibility for their own defense as long as we are there to spend our blood and treasure.