Much will depend upon the success (or lack of it) that attends Gen. H. R. McMaster’s present assignment as chief of CJIATF-Shafafiyat.
The MSM (mainstream media) and the IFM (ideology-first media) both ignore crucial stories like this … to their shame … because this neglect gravely harms America’s soldiers.
Fortunately professional military sites like Small Wars Journal *do* cover these stories. So yes, it is possible for ordinary citizens to learn about these issues. Good.
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