Friday, April 16, 2010

Winning the Hearts and Minds - A Counterinsurgency Necessity

Have you ever wondered where the term "winning the hearts and minds" comes from?  Many would say "the conflict in Afghanistan".  Others of an older generation would say "from the Vietnam War".  But to a few that have researched the term the answer would be more complex.  Learn more about this tenet of counterinsurgency in "How 'hearts and minds' came to be", by Elizabeth Dickinson in Foreign Policy Magazine (Sept / Oct 2009).

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