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Petraeus and a court of thinkers

The Captain's Journal has an interesting post that begins with the WashPo's article on Petraeus desiring opinions from creative thinkers with PhD's and then moves into a great discussion on the challenges that they (we) will face.

...The Petraeus strategy holds the promise to be more population-centric, and while this strategy is more aggressive than the previous, the model has some significant hurdles to jump in order to be an effective means of long term pacification...

Read the whole piece at The Captain's Journal.