AN IMAGINARY FACTUAL blog of General David Petraeus, Commander, United States Central Command

In 1898, the Chinese emperor Guangxu implemented a 100-day national political, educational and cultural reform.

It failed.

In that same number of days, the Allied forces launched an offensive on the Western front that eventually ended World War One.

100 days was how long it took for an estimated one million to be massacred during in Rwanda in 1994. What can happen in the next 100 days of an individual's life?

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