Lessons Learned in Afghanistan: Al-Qaeda's Advice for Mujahideen in Iraq

Venzke, Ben N.; Ibrahim, Aimee
January 2004
Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Jan-Mar2004, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p40
Examines the significance of the articles written by Saif al-Adel, a former Egyptian special forces officer who became involved with al-Qaeda, which provide useful insight into guerilla warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan. Stages of the war used by U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan; Forms of bombardment used by U.S. forces in Taliban and al-Qaeda sites; Importance of battlefield advantages.


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