Chris Hedges: War of Shadows

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  1. zimv20 macrumors 601

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  2. skunk macrumors G4

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    I agree with the basic thrust of this piece, although I would be very hesitant to describe the French effort in Algeria as a success...
     
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    He says it was fought skillfully, not that it was successful. AFAIK, that is one example people look to in terms of a Good Strategy for dealing with insurgencies.

    And Ouch! That article clearly articulates what is about to happen in Iraq. But, not to fear. In six months, someone in this administration is likely to tell us "no one could have anticipated that more troops would worsen the situation in Baghdad".
     

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