Anatomy of the Long War's Failings

Zubrod, Gordon A. D.
October 2009
American Diplomacy;10/12/2009, p1
The article focuses on a talk by F.G. Hoffman at the Foreign Policy Research Institute on U.S. military and civilian leadership in Afghanistan and Iraq. Hoffman believes that U.S. military leadership has failed to anticipate, learn, and adapt to the situations in the countries and ignored the basic rules of counterinsurgency warfare. The author notes that Hoffman did not discuss the history of foreign armies in Afghanistan.


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