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On "other war" : lessons from five decades of RAND counterinsurgency research

Author: Austin Long; United States. Department of Defense.; National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND, National Defense Research Institute, 2006.
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Long, Austin.
On "other war".
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, National Defense Research Institute, 2006
(DLC) 2006007106
(OCoLC)64442922
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Long; United States. Department of Defense.; National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780833041104 083304110X
OCLC Number: 154670769
Notes: "Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
"MG-482-OSD"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 101 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Figures""; ""Summary""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""The Wizards of Less- Than-Armageddon: RAND and COIN""; ""Analogies and War: Are Theory and Empirics from Prior COIN Relevant?""; ""COIN Theory: What Are Insurgencies and How Does One Fight Them?""; ""Hearts and Minds� Theory: COIN as a Problem of Modernization""; ""Cost/Benefit Theory: Carrots and Sticks for the Rational Peasant""; ""Critiques of Cost/Benefit: Ratcheted Escalation and Marginal Costs""; ""Moving COIN Theory Forward: Is Synthesis Possible?"" ""The Social Scientists� Wars: RAND and COIN Practice""""Organization and COIN: Who Does What and How Would One Know?""; ""Amnesty and Reward: Catching More Flies with Honey""; ""Border Security: Morice and McNamara: A Tale of Two Lines""; ""Pacification: All Politics Is Local""; ""COIN Old and New""; ""Organizing for COIN: Breaking the Interagency Phalanx""; ""Open Arms, Open Wallets: Amnesty and Reward""; ""The Khalilzad Lines? Border Security in Iraq and Afghanistan""; ""An End to Streets Without Joy: Security, Development, and Pacification""; ""Conclusion: Back to the Future?""
Responsibility: Austin Long.
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