The challenge of fighting today's war while preparing to win the next war.
The Challenge of Fighting Small Wars While Trying to Adequately Prepare for Big Ones SWJED Thu, 09/20/2018 - 2:51am
Except for the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003, America has been fighting small, counterinsurgency wars since 9-11. This begs the question of whether fighting small wars inhibits or enhances our readiness to transition to large, high-intensity conflicts against peer or near peer competitors? The answer is complicated and somewhat ambiguous.