Editor Gideon Rose speaks with Sarah Holewinski, executive director of the Center for Civilians in Conflict, about the issue of inadvertent civilian harm in conflict, its implications, and how the U.S. military can effectively address the problem. Holewinski asserts that civilian harm is a strategic loss in war and argues that, in light of the transition toward counterterrorism operations, important practices for compensating or otherwise addressing civilian harm may not become standing military policy.

Source: Foreign Affairs Focus: Civilians in Conflict with Sarah Holewinski

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