Posts Tagged: Gen. David Petraeus
It's time to relegate the bankrupt counterinsurgency doctrine into the “dustbin of history.”
Fear? A simple need for speed? Or something else?
If lies have delivered us to this place, then only the truth will begin our journey back.
Gen. Petraeus allowed unprecedented access to conservative Washington think tankers.
David Petraeus was always smoke and mirrors, always the farce, even if the denizens of Washington didn't know it.
From national hero to cyber stalker in 1,000 easy emails.
Counterinsurgency can mean whatever you want it to mean.
Can Gandhi's satyagraha can work in Afghanistan?
No individual code of conduct will bring about the huge changes in Afghanistan that are necessary for counterinsurgency to be effective.
Many hoped that the change in U.S. command in Afghanistan would prompt a discussion not of Petraeus' qualifications, but rather, of the guiding principles and values of the war in Afghanistan.