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04-24-2007, 06:39 AM
By Herschel Smith at The Captain's Journal blog - Counterinsurgency Paradigm Shift in Iraq (http://www.captainsjournal.com/2007/04/23/counterinsurgency-paradigm-shift-in-iraq/).

There appears to be a paradigm shift in the counterinsurgency strategy being employed by the U.S. forces in Iraq. This shift goes further than the changes associated with the security plan of which many observers are aware (e.g., deployment out of Forward Operating Bases into the cities to combat operation posts). The changes point to a fundamental shift in the way the U.S. sees the battle for Iraq...