Wednesday, August 18, 2010

War Strategy in Afghanistan Explained by Petraeus

In an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" broadcast Sunday, Petraeus said the strategy is to establish secure zones and expand them outward.  "Oil spot is a term in counterinsurgency literature that denotes a peaceful area, a secure area," Petraeus said in the interview conducted last week. "What you're always trying to do is extend that, push that out."
 "Petraeus explains Afghan security plan", CNN.com, August 15, 2010.

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