Thursday, February 01, 2007
Insurgencies Rarely Win - And Iraq Won't Be Any Different (Maybe)
An excellent and encouraging article by Donald Stoker at Foreign Policy Magazine, who examines why insurgents rarely win.
"Vietnam taught many Americans the wrong lesson: that determined guerrilla fighters are invincible. But history shows that insurgents rarely win, and Iraq should be no different. Now that it finally has a winning strategy, the Bush administration is in a race against time to beat the insurgency before the public's patience finally wears out."
Read the rest here.
posted by El Capitan at 10:30 AM