Counterinsurgency 3.0

March 2010
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Spring2010, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p34
Academic Journal
The article discusses counterinsurgency (COIN) strategy and COIN operations used by the U.S. military in Afghanistan. The assumptions that the local populace benefits from international development aid and that aid fosters stability by encouraging the people to identify with American military and political goals are discussed. The role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's International Security Assistance Force in the Afghan War is noted.


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