Dubik: Better In-Country Mobility is Crucial for Afghan Forces Development

By Sebastian Sprenger / October 6, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Investments in Afghanistan's military transportation capabilities are key to replicating the lessons learned from developing Iraq's army, according to a retired general whose views on the training of Afghanistan's security forces proved hugely influential to the thinking of the top American commander there. Given the country's size and regional makeup, "transportation, in my view, takes on a more important role in Afghanistan than it [played] even in Iraq," retired Lt. Gen. James Dubik said in an Oct. 5 interview. Dubik...

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