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No, that gives you the wrong skills. COIN is a completely different game than conventional war. Just ask Georgia...

(even if you obviously will learn some good things)

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.

by Starvid on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 05:06:38 PM EST
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Yeah, but they're not doing COIN in Afghanistan...

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 05:09:57 PM EST
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Since McCrystal/Obama, they are.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Sat Dec 4th, 2010 at 07:04:29 AM EST
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In this context, it is irrelevant. What matters is what your enemy is doing, and there's certainly not doing conventional war.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Dec 4th, 2010 at 07:18:33 AM EST
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