TITLE

The U.S. Can Still Win in Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;2/12/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on how the U.S. can succeed in the Iraq war. He states that U.S. operations in Iraq have routinely violated the most basic precept of counterinsurgency, which is to secure the population. He claims that too often U.S. troops have cleared out a town, city or neighborhood, only to have been pulled out. He believes the success of the U.S. will depend not so much on the numbers of its armed forces deployed in Iraq, but on how they are deployed.
ACCESSION #
24383901

 

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