Why We Lost
A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan WarseBook - 2014
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..., in counterinsurgency, many important decisions are not made by generals.
For counterinsurgency to work, the enemy had to be convinced that he couldn't out wait you.
Well, Bush said you were either with us or against us. Little did he realize that in Iraq, a good number of Shiite leaders checked both boxes.
But regardless of sect, Iraqi Arabs wanted to run their own country their way, even if that didn't exactly correspond to the fondest hopes of the United States.
An armored column on the move defies the second law of thermodynamics as long as it can.
To control dirt and the societies that lived on it, you had to use live, trained, disciplined humans; and more than a few.
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