Stories by Benjamin H. Friedman

Benjamin Friedman is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science and a member of the Security Studies Program at MIT. subscribe to Benjamin H. Friedman's feed

Posted on: Jul 24, 2007, Source: MIT Center for International Studies

A bipartisan consensus wants to expand the American ground forces. But the expansion serves a failed strategy that relies on military occupations and state-building to fight terrorism. A better strategy is to avoid these missions and the troop expansion.