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Counterinsurgency

Author: David Kilcullen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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David Kilcullen is one of the world's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare. A Senior Counterinsurgency Advisor to General David Petraeus in Iraq, his vision of war powerfully influenced America's decision to rethink its military strategy in Iraq and implement "the Surge," now recognized as a dramatic success. In Counterinsurgency, Kilcullen brings together his most salient writings on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kilcullen, David.
Counterinsurgency.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010001496
(OCoLC)437300061
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Kilcullen
ISBN: 9780199750467 0199750467 0199737487 9780199737482 0199737495 9780199737499
OCLC Number: 630168891
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 251 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Foreword / Stanley A. McChrystal --
Introduction: Understanding insurgency and counterinsurgency --
pt. 1. A ground-level perspective --
Introduction to the expanded and annotated "Twenty-eight articles" --
Twenty-eight articles : fundamentals of company-level counterinsurgency --
Introduction to "Globalization and the development of Indonesian counterinsurgency tactics" --
Globalisation and the development of Indonesian counterinsurgency tactics --
Introduction to "Firefight at Motaain" --
Reflections on the engagement at Motaain Bridge, 10 October 1999 --
Deiokes and the Taliban : local governance, bottom-up state formation, and the rule of law in counterinsurgency --
pt. 2. A global perspective --
Countering global insurgency.
Responsibility: David Kilcullen.

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