Oh, yeah...I forgot. You can bet that the rules of engagement are already being tightened up. The focus will be on force protection and avoiding civilian casualties, not offensive strategy.
As you are probably already aware this is the reality now since Sept.
It is a long story but everybody should read it and understand what out military men and women are up against.
Four US Marines died during this battle as a direct result of these new ROE's.
From the story:
"U.S. commanders, citing new rules to avoid civilian casualties, rejected repeated calls to unleash artillery rounds at attackers dug into the slopes and tree lines — despite being told repeatedly that they weren't near the village."