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Essay Offers Strong Critique of U.S. Military in Iraq

The Army publication Military Review has published a provocative essay by a respected British military officer that is highly critical of the U.S. Army's performance in Iraq. He writes that the U.S. Army, by culture and organization, is ill prepared to cope with an insurgency and that its actions actually have fueled the insurgency in Iraq.

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Vicky O'Hara
Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.