Review: The Good War – Why We Couldn’t Win the War or the Peace in Afghanistan

4 Star, Asymmetric, Cyber, Hacking, Odd War, Empire, Sorrows, Hubris, Blowback, Power (Pathologies & Utilization), Stabilization & Reconstruction
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Jack Fairweather

4.0 out of 5 stars
British, CIA, US Flag Level View — Scores Settled, Some Facts Wrong or Missing, November 9, 2014

This is a preliminary review. My usual summary review with detail will be posted in a day or two. I did a fast read last night and formed the following impressions:

01 This is a British perspective heavily weighted by a very narrow range of sources that favor a small number of US Department of State, CIA, and US military officers.

02 It has enough meat to demand a second detailed reading with my usual extensive notes, such as I just provided for Afghanistan: The Perfect Failure – A War Doomed by the Coalition’s Strategies, Policies and Political Correctness.

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