Saturday, March 10, 2012
Colombia as a Counterinsurgency Lesson
Counterinsurgencies take a long time to wage as the United States found out in Iraq and Afghanistan. One other example of a long-term counterinsurgency closer to home is the won being waged in Colombia. The United States has been a key ally to Colombia in its counterinsurgency fight. An important lesson to be learned from Colombia is that it takes time. Read more on this topic in "Colombia's lessons for counterinsurgency - and Afghanistan", by Michael O'Hanlon, CNN World, March 10, 2012.