The Cost of Victory: How the Taleban used IEDS to win the war, despite the misgivings of some

During their long and ultimately successful insurgency, the Taleban, like their foreign enemies, were faced with choices over battlefield tactics, between military effectiveness and trying to win over, or at least not alienate, local people. As insurgents, the Taleban were up against well-drilled foreign forces with advanced weaponry and a monopoly on air power, but … Continue reading The Cost of Victory: How the Taleban used IEDS to win the war, despite the misgivings of some