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The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war

Author: Fred Kaplan; Kevin Foley; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Ct.] : Tantor Media, Inc., ℗2013.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : [Retail ed.]; UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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A cautionary tale about how creative ideas can harden into dogma and how smart strategists, the best and the brightest, of today, can win bureaucratic battles but still lose the wars. Includes information from previously unavailable documents and interviews with key players, including General David Petraeus.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Kaplan; Kevin Foley; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781452611549 1452611548
OCLC Number: 819571513
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Duration: 15:30:00.
Performer(s): Narrated by Kevin Foley.
Description: 13 audio discs (approximately 15.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: "What we need is an officer with three heads" --
"Another type of warfare" --
"Eating soup with a knife" --
Revolutions --
The insurgent at war --
The irregulars --
"Where's my counterinsurgency plan?" --
The Basin Harbor gang --
The directive --
The insurgent in the engine room of change --
The workshop at Tatooine --
Hearts & minds --
"Clear, hold, and build" --
"We are pulling in different directions" --
The field manual --
The surge --
Awakenings --
The insurgent in the Pentagon --
"It is folly" --
COIN vs. CT --
"Storm clouds" --
"A new American way of war".
Responsibility: by Fred Kaplan.

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A cautionary tale about how creative ideas can harden into dogma and how smart strategists, the best and the brightest, of today, can win bureaucratic battles but still lose the wars. Includes information from previously unavailable documents and interviews with key players, including General David Petraeus.

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