Appeared in: Volume 6, Number 1
Published on: September 1, 2010
In the Army Now

The Army’s reluctant embrace of counterinsurgency and stability operations is the right choice. Now comes the hard part: to institutionalize it.

Richard A. Lacquement, Jr. is a U.S. Army colonel and director of military history and strategy at the U.S. Army War College, is on temporary assignment in Afghanistan until July 2011 as a Strategist with the ISAF Joint Command. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Army, the Department of Defense or the U.S. government.
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