Best Defense

Thoughts as I watch my Army walk away from counterinsurgency once again

Will the Army forget or discard the counterinsurgency lessons learned over the last 15 years? I hope not but, if history is a guide, there is little reason to be optimistic.

Best Defense

In Afghanistan, how about trying this?: Don’t just do something, stand there

Some of his national security advisors are encouraging President Obama to keep American military personnel in Afghanistan past his self-imposed deadline of having all but about 5,500 U.S. troops out by the end of the year.

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