COINistas point to Kenya as a COIN success. In fact it was an expensive bloody failure.

Summary:  The British empire, in the words of historian John Seeley, "was acquired in a fit of absence of mind". Unlike the lucrative British version, our mad unprofitable empire was acquired though years of careful work by like-minded people (as John Robb has said, open-source movements dominate our world), preparing the way with intensive bombardment … Continue reading COINistas point to Kenya as a COIN success. In fact it was an expensive bloody failure.