TITLE

Is This Victory?

AUTHOR(S)
Franks, Tommy
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
National Interest;Nov/Dec2006, Issue 86, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the U.S. victory in the Iraq war. He claims that in Iraq war, too much emphasis has been placed on achievement of secondary objectives. He argues that since the primary objective, which is the removal of a hostile regime, has been achieved, victory was attained. He adds that security for both allied countries as well as pro-U.S. forces within a given country has become a part of the objective of victory.
ACCESSION #
23271160

 

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