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

Autore: G L Lamborn
Editore: Havertown, PA : Casemate Publishers, ©2012.
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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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: History
Military history
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: G L Lamborn
ISBN: 9781612001043 1612001041
Numero OCLC: 773430320
Descrizione: 309 p. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Altri titoli: Insurgency and global instability in the 21st century
Responsabilità: 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  Per saperne di più…

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