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

Author: Fred M Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
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The inside story of the small group of soldier-scholars who changed the way the Pentagon does business and the American military fights wars, against fierce resistance from within their own ranks.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kaplan, Fred M.
Insurgents.
(DLC) 2012022268
(OCoLC)795504258
Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred M Kaplan
ISBN: 9781451642667 1451642660
OCLC Number: 891944668
Description: 1 online resource (x, 418 pages)
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 --
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".
Other Titles: David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war
Responsibility: Fred Kaplan.

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The inside story of the small group of soldier-scholars who changed the way the Pentagon does business and the American military fights wars, against fierce resistance from within their own ranks.

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