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The Resource The new counterinsurgency era : transforming the U.S. military for modern wars, David H. Ucko ; foreword by John A. Nagl

The new counterinsurgency era : transforming the U.S. military for modern wars, David H. Ucko ; foreword by John A. Nagl

Label
The new counterinsurgency era : transforming the U.S. military for modern wars
Title
The new counterinsurgency era
Title remainder
transforming the U.S. military for modern wars
Statement of responsibility
David H. Ucko ; foreword by John A. Nagl
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Confronting insurgent violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military has recognized the need to "re-learn" counterinsurgency. But how has the Department of Defense with its mixed efforts responded to this new strategic environment? Has it learned anything from past failures? In The New Counterinsurgency Era, David Ucko examines DoD's institutional obstacles and initially slow response to a changing strategic reality. Ucko also suggests how the military can better prepare for the unique challenges of modern warfare, where it is charged with everything from providing security to s
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Ucko, David H
Dewey number
355.02/180973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Counterinsurgency
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Military planning
  • United States
Label
The new counterinsurgency era : transforming the U.S. military for modern wars, David H. Ucko ; foreword by John A. Nagl
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Framing the reorientation -- A troubled history -- Revisiting counterinsurgency -- Innovation under fire -- Counterinsurgency and the QDR -- FM 3-24 and Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon -- The ambivalence of the "Surge" -- Innovation or intertia -- Conclusion : Kicking the counterinsurgency syndrome?
Control code
ocn275150961
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9781589014886
Isbn Type
(pbk. ; alk. paper)
Lccn
2008048353
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)275150961
Label
The new counterinsurgency era : transforming the U.S. military for modern wars, David H. Ucko ; foreword by John A. Nagl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Framing the reorientation -- A troubled history -- Revisiting counterinsurgency -- Innovation under fire -- Counterinsurgency and the QDR -- FM 3-24 and Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon -- The ambivalence of the "Surge" -- Innovation or intertia -- Conclusion : Kicking the counterinsurgency syndrome?
Control code
ocn275150961
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9781589014886
Isbn Type
(pbk. ; alk. paper)
Lccn
2008048353
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)275150961

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