“America’s Greatest Weapon”

The views in the essay below are not original, but well worth repeating.  The authors describe these traits as a "weapon" -- and I agree -- but they are rooted in the American character and are some of our greatest strengths. -Here is an excerpt; the full essay is well worth reading. "America's Greatest Weapon" Major … Continue reading “America’s Greatest Weapon”

Roads in Afghanistan, a new weapon to win 4GW’s?

A new article by Dr. David Kilcullen: "Political Maneuver in Counterinsurgency", posted at the Small Wars Council (24 April 2008) -- "Road-Building in Afghanistan, Part 1 of a Series on Political Maneuver in Counterinsurgency" Over the past eight years Kilcullen has laid a profound theoretical foundation for COIN on which he has written many articles … Continue reading Roads in Afghanistan, a new weapon to win 4GW’s?