The latest Counterinsurgency Guidance is out.

Another piece of Counterinsurgency under General Petraeus. This is real good stuff, read the 1o key points from here. Just one example before you have to click:

Get out and walk – move mounted, work dismounted.

Vehicles like the up-armored HMMWV limit our situational awareness and insulate us from the Iraqi people we intend to secure. They also make us predicatble, often obliging us to move slowly on established routes. These vehicles offer protection, but they do so at the cost of a great deal of effectiveness…

An interview about the story of Falluja from

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