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Arms of little value : the challenge of insurgency and global instability in the 21st century

Author: G L Lamborn
Publisher: Havertown, PA : Casemate Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a former soldier and CIA officer's insight into the true nature of insurgency and how it will continue to affect the United States in the decades to come. What we've seen in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Bahrein, Yemen, and elsewhere is merely the beginning. We are entering an extremely dangerous period in our history. The author has been a student and observer-and sometimes a participant-in various  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G L Lamborn
ISBN: 9781612001043 1612001041
OCLC Number: 773430320
Description: 309 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Overview Are Wise Counsels Possible in Insurgencies? 23 --
Chapter 1 How the Other Half Lives 27 --
Chapter 2 Many Roads to Insurgency 53 --
Chapter 3 A Peek at Western Strategic Thinking 79 --
Chapter 4 Neither Karl nor Antonine 101 --
Chapter 5 Three Cautionary Tales 125 --
Chapter 6 Root and Stem 151 --
Chapter 7 Counterinsurgency Conundrum 173 --
Chapter 8 American Myopia 195 --
Chapter 9 Wise Counsels at Home 231.
Other Titles: Insurgency and global instability in the 21st century
Responsibility: G.L. Lamborn.

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The author has been a student and observer, and sometimes a participant, in various insurgencies since his "initiation" in Vietnam in 1969. This book gives the reader an understanding of the true  Read more...

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