Fernando Lujan

Major Fernando Lujan is an Army Special Forces officer and Foreign Area specialist at the Center for a New American Security.  He most recently served 14 months on GEN Petraeus’ Counterinsurgency Advisory and Assistance Team as an Afghanistan-Pakistan Hand. 

 

This type of massive COIN effort is only one extreme of a long continuum of policy options.  If we want to keep COIN from becoming a 'dirty word,' we need to leave room for alternate,...