Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Counterinsurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan

Counterinsurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • March 25, 2018

Victory on the battlefield in Afghanistan and Iraq did not automatically bring peace. This presentation will examine how the First Division and other units have managed the challenges of counterinsurgency, the “Savage Wars of Peace” that come after the initial phases of those campaigns.

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