Not everyone in the US military leadership is insane like Rumsfeld.

[Seven factors that have historically led to the commission of war crimes:] (1) high friendly losses; (2) high turnover rate in the chain of command; (3) dehumanization of the adversary; (4) poorly trained or inexperienced troops; (5) the lack of a clearly defined adversary; (6) unclear orders; and (7) high frustration level among the troops.
“Doctrine for Joint Urban Operations,” by U.S. General John Abizaid.

Unlike Tommy Franks, the general whom Rumsfeld befriended and who won the war and left a disastrous peace behind as he went home to retire, Abizaid looks like someone who should be in charge. Happily, he is. Sort of. Page not found | River Cities’ Reader (linkrot)