U.S. GENERAL: OBAMA PARALYZED BY FEAR. What Obama and Panetta are completely unable to comprehend is no plans during a war work as planned. There is no way to know what’s going on before you commit. Plans in a war constantly change by the day, hour, minute or second. You can’t micromanage a war, or combat or an attack on an embassy. You adapt or you lose, or even die. Our military is run by two clueless buffoons.