Counterinsurgency in Modern Warfare

ISBN-10: 1846032814

ISBN-13: 9781846032813

Edition: 2008

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Through history armies of occupation and civil power have been repeatedly faced with the challenges of insurgency. US involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has highlighted this form of conflict in the modern world. Armies, sometimes reluctantly, have had to adopt new doctrines and tactics to deal with the problems of insurgency and diverse counterinsurgency strategies have been developed. These have ranged from conventional military operations to a combination of military and political strategy including propaganda, Psy-Ops, and other approaches. InCounterinsurgency in Modern Warfare13 contributors examine developments in counterinsurgency from the early 20th century to the present. Each author, an expert in his field, discusses in depth the conduct and outcomes of operations across the globe, including the Arab-Israeli conflict, Afghanistan and Iraq, and draws out the lessons to be learned from them. This book is a timely, serious yet accessible survey of a critical facet of modern warfare and present-day global conflict. TOC 1. British Aid to the Civil Power: Ireland 1916-21 to Palestine 1948 2. US Operations in the Philippines 1898-1948 3. The Banana Wars 4. German Partisan Operations 1939-45 5. French Operations from Indo-China to Algeria: 1945-63 6. British COIN in Malaya 1948-60 7. US Operations in Vietnam 8. British Operations in Aden 9. British Operations in Northern Ireland 10. The Rhodesian Experience 11. Israeli Operations 12. Operations in Afghanistan 13. US and British Operations in Iraq
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 4/22/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction
In Aid of the Civil Power: Britain, Ireland and Palestine 1916-48
Counterinsurgency in the Philippines 1898-1954
The First of the Banana Wars: US Marines in Nicaragua 1909-12
Few Carrots and a Lot of Sticks: German Anti-Partisan Warfare in World War Two
French Imperial Warfare 1945-62
From Search and Destroy to Hearts and Minds: The Evolution of British Strategy in Malaya 1948-60
Counterinsurgency in Vietnam: American Organizational Culture and Learning
Red Wolves and British Lions: The Conflict in Aden
Britain's Longest War: Northern Ireland 1967-2007
Countering the Chimurenga: The Rhodesian Counterinsurgency Campaign 1962-80
The Israel Defense Forces and the Al-Aqsa Intifada: When Tactical Virtuosity Meets Strategic Disappointment
Lessons in 21st-Century Counterinsurgency: Afghanistan 2001-07
Counterinsurgency in Iraq: May 2003-January 2007
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index
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