Attacks by Iraqi insurgents immensely complicate efforts to reconstruct the country and establish a new government. The United States has mounted counter insurgency campaigns before. Join NPR's Neal Conan for a look at lessons learned from Vietnam, Central America and the Philippines.
Colonel Robert Killebrew
*Retired Army Colonel
Robert I. Rotberg
*Director of the Program on Intra-State Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Kennedy School of Government
*Author of Why States Fail: Causes and Consequences
*Senior fellow, national security studies, at the Council on Foreign Relations
*Author of The Savage Wars of Peace: Small Wars and the Rise of American Power