Combating Insurgencies: Past, Present, and Future
Publication Date: November 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Thaddeus McCotter
Series: Heritage Lecture
Keywords: Middle East; Kurdistan Worker's Party; Pakistan; Turkey
General David Petraeus's strategy of fostering the grassroots will mollify the Sunnis and success will occur. People who have a vested stake in the future, who believe there is hope, who see material progress towards their wives, children, husbands, and parents occurring on a daily basis will understand that this system works.