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Old 02-26-2007, 22:02   #9
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Some interesting on COIN Ops in Afghanistan. The thesis has some validity to it as USSF gets further removed from any influence/command and control in the Afghan National Army and becomes more reliant on it's "By, Through and With" local national forces being either Afghan National Police or Afghan Border Police.
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File Type: pdf CRS_Afghanistan_2006.pdf (467.5 KB, 69 views)
File Type: pdf Unconventional COIN in Afghanistan_Thesis_2006.pdf (411.3 KB, 64 views)
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