Tuesday, March 23, 2010
A Critique of Marjah: Was it a Success?
The U.S. and its allies are promoting the battle for Marjah as a success story. It encompassed the "McCrystal Doctrine" on making the civilians our allies rather than trying to kill the enemy; all the while trying to get the Afghan security forces to improve their performance. One writer has done his analysis of the Marjah offensive. See "Marjah push: Ups and downs are lessons for future", Google News, March 12, 2010. Click here to read more news about Marjah.