Tagged: Population-centric Warfare

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Population-centric=Tribal-centric

Elrod at The Moderate Voice, writing in response to criticisms of Obama’s Afghanistan strategy for setting a withdrawal date, argues:  (h/t Matt Duss at WonkRoom): Quite simply, the Taliban does not have the luxury...

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The Taliban as Mafia

Here’s what I wrote the other day: Now they [The Taliban] are more like a mafia, in which case syndicate is a better term, but one that works against the grain of the US’...