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The accidental guerrilla: fighting small wars in the midst of a big one

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 dramatically influenced America's decision to rethink its military strategy in Iraq and implement...

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Main Author: Kilcullen, David
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford Univ. Press 2009
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Summary: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 dramatically influenced America's decision to rethink its military strategy in Iraq and implement "the surge." - Prologue: West Java, December 1996 -- The accidental guerrilla -- "The crazies will kill them" : Afghanistan, 2006-2008 -- "The twenty-first day" : Iraq during the "surge," 2007 -- "Terrain, tribes, and terrorists" : conflicts from Indonesia to Europe -- "Turning an elephant into a mouse" : beyond the War on Terrorism
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXVIII, 346 S. Ill., Kt.
ISBN:9780195368345
9780199754090