TITLE

The Art of Petraeus

AUTHOR(S)
Hammes, T. X.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
National Interest;Nov/Dec2008, Issue 98, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the legacy of general David Petraeus. By recognizing that the Iraq war was shaping up as a civil conflict between Sunni and Shia elements and responding accordingly, Petraeus demonstrated the value of carefully analyzing a conflict and adapting one's strategy to it. Such an approach will be needed if U.S. interests are to prevail in the Afghan war.
ACCESSION #
35286842

 

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