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.

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