Written by SGM Curtis L. Regan CJTF-82, CJ-3 Bagram, Afghanistan 29 February 2008
Thursday, 28 February 2008
Counter-Insurgency - so easy a caveman could do it. Okay, maybe not that easy. Admittedly, Counter-insurgency operations are inherently complex and place great demands on everyone involved. Nation Building is equally difficult – the complexities even greater when insurgents are allowed to meet political and ideological objectives. Historically U.S. Forces have supported insurgents in toppling oppressive governments, and given the historical success of insurgencies,
the task of executing a well-planned counter-insurgency strategy takes on greater significance.
Finish the rest the SGM has a great well written article that should be required reading by every politician in the coalition