U.S. Military Strategy Goes Invisible

Steven Metz’s article on the rise of “invisible wars” for US military policy, which traces the transition from decisive military campaigns in a post-9/11 world that doesn’t achieve lasting goals, to a strategy of unmanned drone strikes, cyber warfare, special forces operations, etc., is complex and ahead of the curve. It’s blocked behind a paywall, but here’s a summary.

Somewhat related is the story of Darwood Military Hospital in Afghanistan, where a Congressional investigation revealed how the U.S. funded military hospital kept patients in “Auschwitz-like” conditions. This should be a much bigger story, but hasn’t been.

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