TITLE

General Rod's War

AUTHOR(S)
Moreau, Ron
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);7/4/2011 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 158 Issue 1/2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the contribution of U.S. Army Lieutenant General David Rodriguez on the success of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Rodriguez served as the Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. He drafted the U.S. military's operational plan in Afghanistan. Rodriguez's plan, called Operation Omid, focused on making the Afghan government forces independent. Rodriguez is credited by Afghan chief of Army staff General Shir Mohammad Karimi for building loyalty and professionalism in the Afghan National Army (ANA).
ACCESSION #
63541614

 

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