Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts FPRI’s Clint Watts Cited in Washington Post on Unconventional Warfare, IS, and the West

FPRI’s Clint Watts Cited in Washington Post on Unconventional Warfare, IS, and the West

FPRI’s Clint Watts Cited in Washington Post on Unconventional Warfare, IS, and the West


“…Unconventional operations can be far less costly in money and lives than kinetic action on the battlefield. Rather than a wild spray of bullets from an Apache helicopter gunship (which often creates as many enemies as it kills), these tools can subtly encourage an adversary to attack itself. In using such deceptive tactics, it must be said, the U.S.-led coalition would be emulating Russia’s ‘green men’ infiltration in Ukraine.”

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