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Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War

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This volume represents an early attempt at assessing the Long War, now in its 14th year. Forged in the fires of the 9/11 attacks, the war includes campaigns against al Qaeda, major conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, and operations in the Horn of Africa, the Republic of the Philippines, and globally, in the air and on the sea. The authors herein treat only the campaigns in ...more
Paperback, 486 pages
Published May 9th 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Craig Lawrence
Nov 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A first class analysis of what the US should learn from its (long) interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq. Hooker and Collins are the main contributors (and editors) with experts contributing chapters that relate to their particular fields. It is well written in a crisp and accessible style and, importantly, pulls few punches in identifying what could have been done better. In sum: a well researched and valuable critique which I found particularly useful as a source for a booklet I have just writ ...more
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