Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria
a. Roberts, “Doctrine and Reality in Afghanistan”
b. Jones, “The Rise of Afghanistan’s Insurgency”
c. Biddle, “The Afghan Model in Afghanistan and Iraq”
Assignment: Using these articles in no more than 3 pages, that addresses the following:
Compare and contrast the American experience and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. How should we analyze the two wars? How are they dis/similar? What should we learn from them moving forward? How do they affect US grand strategy?
You must use APSA citation style and quote. You must use at least 2-3 in-text citations each paragraph. This should be a formal essay. Please see below for an example of the required formal writing rules including formatting.
In-text citations must have page number (ie: Thompson, 1999, 25)
Reference citations must have page numbers (ie: Rollins John, Susan Lawrence, and Catherine Theohary. 2015. Fas.org: 85-113 https://sgp.fas.org/crs/row/IN10376.pdf (March 24, 2022).
1. Purpose sentence
2. Thesis: main idea
3. Parts of the paper: evidence
4. Conclusion/transitory sentence
The purpose of this paper is to study possible strategies of counter-terrorism. To do so, it investigates the questions, “what are the least effective strategies of counter-terrorism?” its thesis is that the least effective strategy is appeasement. To demonstrate, this paper has 3 points. First, examines ……… Secondly, it elaborates ……… Thirdly, it elucidates ……… To conclude, this paper illustrates two policy recommendations.