"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Monday, December 04, 2006

It's Just Not Working

It really doesn't seem that the Iraqi forces WANT to take control.  Not if there are very many incidents like this one. And, by the way, there are problems in Afghanistan, too.

Basic training

One of the key elements of “success” in both Iraq and Afghanistan is the training of their own military units who can operate with U.S. assistance. As the president never tires of telling us, “As they stand up, we’ll stand down.” After about four years, how’s that working out? Tragically — in both countries. First up [...]

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