A number of insights drawn from the above eight cases span two or more revised beliefs or fall outside their bounds altogether. Several spur recommendations thought to be of potential value during counterinsurgent campaigns yet to come. These are, in no particular order:

• Bring coherency to complexity. • Liberate maneuver. • Measure wisely. Measure to motivate. • Structure the United States government to better manage inter-

national conflict. • Negotiate before you have to. • Remember counterinsurgency success is the priority.