All Counterinsurgency Is Local

Johnson, Thomas H.; Mason, M. Chris
October 2008
Atlantic;Oct2008, Vol. 302 Issue 3, p36
The article focuses on the U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan. It compares the situation to that of the Vietnam War and discusses the war strategy. It is explained that the U.S. needs to engage and protect rural villages rather than focusing on securing urban centers. The politics and government of Afghanistan are discussed and information on how to implement rural development is provided.


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