Nation-Building Now a Top Military Role

“The Pentagon yesterday announced a landmark change in the use of combat troops, elevating lsquo;stability missions’–commonly called nation-building–to an equal status with major combat operations. The evolution in war-planning priorities underscores how the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States by the al Qaeda terror network continue to fundamentally reshape how U.S. military commanders deploy the armed forces.” (Washington Times, Wednesday)

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