Originally Posted by Ski8799
In the counterinsurgency manual it states that the general populous is sometimes ignorant in that they measure counterinsurgency success in terms of conventional warfare success.
The average civilian is an uninformed media puppet, they require spoon feeding in order to grasp what is success.
From what I've noticed, the general populace seems to be quite content being ignorant to this information. It's easier to watch the news and complain than to hunt out the facts for yourself and understand the reality.