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Counterinsurgency in the Post-COIN Era

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012

The Obama administration's recently released Defense Strategic Guidance has officially brought the COIN era to a close. But debates over counterinsurgency's accomplishments in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as its role in America's future national security posture show no sign of letting up. Steven Metz, Bing West, Michael Mazarr, Crispin Burke and Andrew Exum examine lessons learned and the path ahead for COIN.

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