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Author: J. A. Farmer
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Keywords: nam, viet, practices, principles, counterinsurgency
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Discussion of the criteria for measuring success in counterinsurgency. The author concludes that a Viet Cong military victory in South Vietnam is not possible as long as the United States in supporting the government.......
ISBN: 0833044680, 9780833044686
Author: Peter Chalk
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Keywords: rand, dynamic, counterinsurgency, study, paper, evolving, conflict, insurgency, muslim, southern, thailand, understanding, malay
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Current unrest in the Malay-Muslim provinces of southern Thailand has captured growing national, regional, and international attention due to the heightened tempo and scale of rebel attacks, the increasingly jihadist undertone that has come to characterize insurgent actions, and the central government's often brutal handling of the situation on the ground. Of particular note are growing concerns t......
ISBN: 0833039830, 9780833039835
Authors: Stephen T. Hosmer, S. O. Crane
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Keywords: april, symposium, counterinsurgency
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This report is based on the Symposium on Counterinsurgency held at RAND’s Washington Office during the week of 16 April 1962. The purpose of the symposium was to bring together those with first-hand experience of guerrilla and counterguerrilla warfare for informal exchanges of information that might lead to fresh insights and a detailed body of expert knowledge. The subjects discussed includ......
ISBN: 1428916369, 9781428916364
Author: Sherifa Zuhur
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Keywords: future, counterinsurgency, threats, islamist, osamas, hundred
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 84If America's pursuit of a Global War on Terror is strategically and politically well-grounded, then why are Islamist insurgencies and extremist movements continuing to operate, generating parallel cells that terrify the world with violent attacks from Iraq to London? While analysts debate the intensity and longevity of the latest ......
ISBN: 0833043099, 9780833043092
Authors: David C. Gompert, John Gordon, Adam Grissom, David R. Frelinger, Seth G. Jones, Martin C. Libicki, Edward O'connell, Brooke Stearns Lawson, Robert E. Hunter
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Keywords: counterinsurgency, rand, study, final, report, capabilities, means, building, complete, balanced, war
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The difficulties encountered by the United States in securing Iraq and Afghanistan despite years of effort and staggering costs raises the central question of the RAND Counterinsurgency Study: How should the United States improve its capabilities to counter insurgencies, particularly those that are heavily influenced by transnational terrorist movements and thus linked into a global jihadist netwo......
Author: William Rosenau
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Keywords: contemporary, state, building, counterinsurgency, context, policing, cost, trigger, pullers, politics, low
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The ongoing counterinsurgency campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan have alerted U.S. policymakers and practitioners to the importance of civilian police in countering insurgent movements. Although the role of the police in counterinsurgency is receiving greater attention, there are at least three critical shortcomings in the understanding of the role of the police forces to the current practice of co......
ISBN: 0833039636, 9780833039637
Authors: Alan J. Vick, Adam Grissom, William Rosenau, Beth
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Keywords: usaf, advisory, assistance, missions, importance, strategic, power, new, counterinsurgency, era, air
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100Often treated by Americans as an exceptional form of warfare, insurgency is anything but. Spanning the globe, centuries, and societies, insurgency is quite common. Given the threat insurgency presents to U.S. interests and allies around the world, the importance of counterinsurgency is no surprise. However, history has shown that insurgencies are rarely......
ISBN: 0833049674, 9780833049674
Authors: Christopher Paul, Colin P. Clarke, Beth Grill
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Keywords: case, studies, counterinsurgency, detailed, thousand, fathers, victory
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Insurgency has been the most prevalent form of armed conflict since at least 1949, as well as the subject of countless historical and contemporary studies. Contemporary discourse on the subject is voluminous and often contentious, and to date there has been a dearth of actual evidence in support of the counterinsurgency (COIN) approaches, practices, and tenets that make for successful operations. ......
Authors: Charles Wolf,
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Keywords: old, realities, myths, new, counterinsurgency, insurgency
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A discussion of the current doctrine that popular support is the key to successful insurgency and counterinsurgency movements. An alternative approach to the analysis of insurgency is presented. Its implications for U.S. attitudes toward the problem and for the design of operationally useful actions and programs in the counterinsurgency field are discussed.......
ISBN: 0833042971, 9780833042972
Authors: Bruce R. Pirnie, Edward O'connell
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Keywords: counterinsurgency, volume, study, rand, iraq
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This monograph outlines strategic considerations relative to counterinsurgency campaigns; presents an overview of the current conflict in Iraq, focusing on counterinsurgency; analyzes counterinsurgency operations in Iraq; presents conclusions about counterinsurgency, based on the U.S. experience in Iraq; describes implications from that experience for future counterinsurgency operations; and offer......
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