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Daniel R. Green

Dr. Daniel R. Green is a Defense Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the author of the recently released book In the Warlords’ Shadow: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban (Naval Institute Press). He is also a military veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. The views expressed in this article are his own and do not represent the U.S. Department of Defense.

It Takes a Village to Raze an Insurgency

As the Trump Administration reviews its counter-terrorism policies and strategies, it should apply the lessons of the Village Stability Operations program.