An Evaluation of Counterinsurgency as a Strategy for Fighting the Long War

  • March 01, 2011
  • LTC Baucum Fulk

Counterterrorism, support to insurgency, and antiterrorism are each both efficient and sustainable from a military and economic perspective, and each have inherent political concerns, hazards, or constraints. The author maintains that an overall strategy combining counterterrorism and antiterrorism is the best means of employing military forces to counter violent extremism.