February 11, 2016 - Linda Robinson

February 11, 2016
Linda Robinson

In a rapidly changing world, the US military has sometimes had a hard time keeping up.  A frequently-heard charge is that our military commanders are caught fighting the latest war, as if it were the last one.  Former front-line journalist, now RAND Corporation analyst Linda Robinson on the new units and new tactics that are being developed for the war against the Islamic State.

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Reading Room

Linda Robinson Author Page – RAND Corporation

An Assessment of the Counter-ISIL Campaign” – RAND Corporation

Special Warfare: The Missing Middle in U.S. Coercive Options” – RAND Corporation

“Lessons From 13 Years of War Point to a Better U.S. Strategy” – RAND Corporation

“The Challenges of the ‘Now’ and Their Implications for the U.S. Army” – RAND Corporation

“What’s Next For Anbar?” – Al-Monitor

“What Can 200 U.S. Commandos Actually Accomplish In Iraq?” – Foreign Policy



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