Category Archives: COIN (Counterinsurgency Strategy)

What Had To Be Done

Well, that was quick: President Barack Obama on Wednesday replaced Gen. Stanley McChrystal as commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan and nominated Gen. David Petraeus to replace him while affirming support for a counterinsurgency strategy encountering problems. The … Continue reading

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General Disarray

Every sixties bleeding-heart liberal should have military in the family – it keeps you from getting stupid about things. And there was that conversation with the lieutenant colonel, shortly before he assumed battalion command – cool ceremony, by the way – … Continue reading

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