A September 11, 2005, article in The San Diego Union-Tribune was written by former Special Forces Officer and Senior Advisor to the President of the RAND Corporation, Brian Michael Jenkins. “He compares the War on Terror to World War II and the Cold War. ‘Like the Cold War,’ he says, ‘the current contest could easily last decades.’ “

 – Ian S. Lustick, Trapped in the War on Terror, Page 14