If the coalition consolidates on major bases along the ring road and attempts a Soviet-style hub and spoke concept, the result will be the same: defeat.
The perhaps-unsurprising second- and third-order effects of VSO and ALP.
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The Only Game in Town: Assessing the Effectiveness of Village Stability Operations and the Afghan Local Police
Seth A. Shreckengast examines the successes of village stability operations and the Afghan Local Police program.