link; link) before entering the large tent to boost their morale. Panetta's aides brushed it all off as a harmless precaution, saying with all the talk among Democrats back in the States they got a bit mixed-up as to who was on which side, but they think they've got it all straight now, so no harm no foul. Major General Mark Gurganus, an American, laughed it all off, saying "this is not a big deal," and in an unconfirmed report was heard to say that anyone can make a mistake and that the Panetta team was quickly brought up to speed on the connection between the Obama Administration and the American troops. All's well that ends well.
John M Greco