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Take the Gloves Off Against the Taliban – WSJ

Take the Gloves Off Against the Taliban – WSJ

In any counterinsurgency campaign, foreign forces helping another country must strike a balance. They must wean local forces off their dependency on outside help as rapidly as possible. But they also must not rush the job and lose what has been gained along the way—especially when a part of their core mission is to build up the indigenous police and military forces to which they seek to pass the baton.

Source: Take the Gloves Off Against the Taliban – WSJ