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Fight Against Islamic State Not COIN, Increasingly High Tech: Carter

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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FORT BRAGG, NC: The US is not practicing traditional counter-insurgency (COIN) warfare in Iraq and Syria. Instead, the US is providing high-tech firepower, cyber power, and other “enablers” to local allies who don’t have them, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said here today. That approach, which ranges from stealth fighters to “cyber bombs,” has a lot in common with… Keep reading →

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