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The challenge of counterinsurgency

Author: Ray SuarezGarrick UtleySteve RobertsMarvin KalbPeter ChiarelliAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : America Abroad Media, [2006].
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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On this America Abroad, we examine the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how American troops are being trained to counter this emerging threat. The program also looks back at the history of US counterinsurgency efforts, from the Philippines to Vietnam, and explores America's efforts to support El Salvador during its war against Marxist guerillas in the 1980's. Segment 1: Ray Suarez examines the US military's  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Suarez; Garrick Utley; Steve Roberts; Marvin Kalb; Peter Chiarelli; David Petraeus; William Odom; Carlos Pascual; Conrad Crane; Brian Linn; Thomas Pickering; John Waghelstein; Roger Fontaine; Kalev Sepp; Max Boot; Gary Anderson; America Abroad Media (Organization)
OCLC Number: 835627821
Notes: Date and performer information from program website.
Recording of a program broadcast on October 10, 2006.
Performer(s): Ray Suarez, Garrick Utley, Steve Roberts, Marvin Kalb.
Description: 1 sound disc (52 min., 09 sec.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: America Abroad.

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On this America Abroad, we examine the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how American troops are being trained to counter this emerging threat. The program also looks back at the history of US counterinsurgency efforts, from the Philippines to Vietnam, and explores America's efforts to support El Salvador during its war against Marxist guerillas in the 1980's. Segment 1: Ray Suarez examines the US military's response to the threat of insurgency with two leading high-ranking generals. Segment 2: Garrick Utley narrates an archival audio tour of the history of US counterinsurgency efforts, from the Philippines to Vietnam. Segment 3: Steve Roberts looks back at US efforts to support El Salvador in its war against Marxist guerillas in the 1980s. Segment 4: Marvin Kalb is joined by Kojo Nnamdi of WAMU 88.5 to moderate a special town hall event in Washington, DC on US counterinsurgency efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. - from program website

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