Tom presents a fair and balanced review of the facts that seem to have alluded much of our own leadership.
Here is a tease of the full article in this week's War Room at Esquire.com
Can the same trick be pulled off in Afghanistan? Is it possible to duplicate the success of the Anbar Awakening in Iraq? Can tribal self-defense forces like the Afghan Public Protection force, just now being organized by U.S. commanders, serve as a realistic adjunct to NATO forces? Can such units even, on their own on their home turf, achieve the COIN aim of “protecting the people?”