Counterinsurgency Warfare

Author : David Galula
ISBN : 0275992691
Genre : History
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A template for the defeat of insurgents seeks to define the laws of counterinsurgency warfare, discuss its principles, and outline the corresponding strategy and tactics.
Category: History

Modern Warfare

Author : Roger Trinquier
ISBN : 142891689X
Genre : Counterinsurgency
File Size : 69.85 MB
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Category: Counterinsurgency

Counterinsurgency

Author : Douglas Porch
ISBN : 9781107027381
Genre : History
File Size : 87.56 MB
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Controversial new history of counterinsurgency which challenges its claims as an effective strategy of waging war.
Category: History

The Counterinsurgency Era

Author : Douglas S. Blaufarb
ISBN : 002903700X
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 49.37 MB
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A CIA veteran describes the reasons for what he considers to be the United States' failure as a protective guardian to the world.
Category: Political Science

Counterinsurgency

Author : David Kilcullen
ISBN : 0199746257
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 60.95 MB
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David Kilcullen is one of the world's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare, a ground-breaking theorist whose ideas "are revolutionizing military thinking throughout the west" (Washington Post). Indeed, his vision of modern warfare powerfully influenced the United States' 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 this vitally important topic. Here is a picture of modern warfare by someone who has had his boots on the ground in some of today's worst trouble spots-including Iraq and Afghanistan-and who has been studying counterinsurgency since 1985. Filled with down-to-earth, common-sense insights, this book is the definitive account of counterinsurgency, indispensable for all those interested in making sense of our world in an age of terror.
Category: Political Science

Communist Revolutionary Warfare

Author : George Kilpatrick Tanham
ISBN : 0275992640
Genre : History
File Size : 74.51 MB
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This book examines the organization, logistics, and tactics of the insurgency mounted by the Viet Minh in Indochina and the French military response.
Category: History

Pacification In Algeria 1956 1958

Author : David Galula
ISBN : 9780833041081
Genre : History
File Size : 70.75 MB
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When Algerian nationalists launched a rebellion against French rule in November 1954, France was forced to cope with a varied and adaptable Algerian strategy. In this volume, originally published in 1963, David Galula reconstructs the story of his highly successful command at the height of the rebellion. This groundbreaking work, with a new foreword by Bruce Hoffman, remains relevant to present-day counterinsurgency operations.
Category: History

The Role And Limitations Of Technology In U S Counterinsurgency Warfare

Author : RICHARD W. RUBRIGHT
ISBN : 9781612346755
Genre : History
File Size : 75.12 MB
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Richard W. Rubright addresses the constraints of technology in enhancing American military capability. Analyzing the confines and self-imposed restrictions on the use of technology as well as current military doctrine, he develops a new rubric for guiding the military in modern warfare.
Category: History

Learning To Eat Soup With A Knife

Author : John A. Nagl
ISBN : 0226567702
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 60.33 MB
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Nagl considers the crucial question of how armies adapt to changing circumstances during the course of conflicts for which they are initially unprepared. This book is a timely examination of the lessons of previous counterinsurgency campaigns that will be hailed by both military leaders and interested civilians.
Category: Political Science

Small Wars Manual

Author : United States Marine Corps.
ISBN : 9781626369863
Genre : History
File Size : 53.4 MB
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Originally published in 1940 by the U.S. Marine Corps, this book examines the practical and philosophical aspects of low-intensity conflicts, which were then referred to as ‘Small Wars.’ This is one of the best books on military peacekeeping and counterinsurgency operations published before World War II. As an historical artifact, it offers insight to a rarely seen and often overlooked period in American history. Topics include strategy, psychology, dealings with foreign civilians, as well as implementation of a democratically-elected government. A great addition to the library of any historian, military man or concerned citizen!
Category: History