TITLE

Appointment in al-Adhamiya

AUTHOR(S)
Nusbaumer, Stewart
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
American Conservative;4/9/2007, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reports on the plan of General David Petraeus, the commanding general of foreign forces in Iraq for al- Adhamiya, a 1000-year-old Sunni locality of Baghdad, Iraq. Petraeus has a plan that borrows heavily from classical counter insurgency theory. He wants to shift the primary focus from killing insurgents to winning the support of the people. Nearly 40 Joint Security Stations will be built whish is crucial for implementing the plan.
ACCESSION #
24519549

 

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