IED not the key threat we face in the future - so what is?

Andrew Elwell

As some people begin to question the need for the Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) beyond the 2014 withdrawal from Afghanistan, Defence IQ was interested to get a view on the matter. Will the IED remain a key threat – the key threat – to military forces over the next decade? Or would protection against the roadside bomb be a symptom of next-war-itus? Recently Lt. Gen. Michael Barbero, director of JIEDDO, was speaking in front of an audience in Washington, discussing the lon...
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