YES, go**amnit. My oldest son is a Stryker platoon leader over in that s**thole Mosul right now, and I can tell you for a fact.....that's an accurate statement.
Cease your lectures. You're out of touch with reality on the ground over there.
Respectfully, you're wrong. Any civil-military operations conducted are for the purpose of driving a wedge between insurgent factions, co-opting them, or building rapport with the people to gain intelligence and their cooperation. That's not social work.