Friday, August 13, 2010

Article about "Hearts and Minds" - Winning the Villages in Vietnam (and Afghanistan)

"Today, there are nearly 100,000 U.S. soldiers hiking around the dusty villages of Afghanistan, battling a tenacious insurgency. Winning "hearts and minds" is once again the order of the day for the U.S. military. The war may have moved to the other end of Asia, but in thinking of the Afghanistan war, I find myself returning to the lessons I learned as a young man in Vietnam."
Read the rest of the article in "The Hearts and Minds Guys", Foreign Policy, August 13, 2010.

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