Danger Room in Afghanistan: The Perils of Armed Social Work

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Fri, Aug 14th, 2009 13:12 by capnasty NEWS

Counterinsurgency, to borrow David Kilcullen's convenient shorthand, is described as "armed social work". On the practical level, that means a young company commander has to play combat soldier, cop and child welfare worker, all in the span of one long morning.

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