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The counter-insurgency manual

tactics of the anti-guerrilla professionals

by Thompson, Leroy

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Published by Greenhill, Stackpole Books in London, Mechanicsburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counterinsurgency.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-174) and index.

    Other titlesCounterinsurgency manual
    Statementby Leroy Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU241 .T49 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3707002M
    ISBN 101853675024
    LC Control Number2003277969
    OCLC/WorldCa49873190

      This is a reprint of the Army/Marine Counter-Insurgency (COIN) manual. But this book is more then a reprint and is worth the money just for the multiple forewords and the Introduction to this edition. All were written by subject matter experts in their field/5(5).   The U.S. Army releases its new field manual on fighting counter-insurgencies, a work two years in the making. It's the first new manual on counter-insurgency in 20 years. Lt. Col. John Nagl.

    doctrine. Much has changed since then. This manual is a short guide to insurgency, and the principles and approaches needed to counter it. It has been written to complement allied and joint doctrine and the authors have been careful to ensure that the principles and framework that are explained in. The Counter-Insurgency Manual. Written by Leroy Thompson Published by Greenhill Books. The Counter-Insurgency Manual is a fairly well-written document which briefly covers tactics and other aspects of guerrilla warfare, all of which must be taken into consideration for winning any counter-insurgency operation. The author gives credit to many past successes, such as Francis Marion, "The .

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For a military manual, it is surprisingly readable, and it is a superb exploration of just what an insurgency is and how it might be suppressed. The Manual explores the proper characterization of insurgencies, the challenges of unity of effort, timely intelligence, and the design and execution of counterinsurgency campaigns/5(72).

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) this book is the 'official' US Army and Marine Corps doctrine for counter-insurgency. Whether the US Army and Marine Corps can implement it fully is a major question, because it requires rather different force struct OK, this is very geeky/5.

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Read more. Helpful. Sending feedback /5(43). This is basically a manual on operational mechanics; it's not a play book.

Now, if it were a "play book", it would be of clear value to the enemy -- but not as much as you might think. The officer corps of the US Army has as part of its ethos (and more so since the Vietnam-era officers have risen in rank) the notion that "plans are worthless. "This field manual/Marine Corps war-fighting publication establishes doctrine (fundamental principles) for military operations in a counterinsurgency (COIN) environment.

It is based on lessons learned from previous counterinsurgencies and contemporary operations. It is also based on existing interim doctrine and doctrine recently developed. A book that takes a pragmatic look at counter-insurgency; and grounded in both research and reality.

The author makes many useful points that are worth serious pondering. His final chapter on treating global extremist terrorism as a global-level insurgency makes sense, as would his suggestions on how to tackle the issue/5.

Counter Insurgency Manual - Ebook written by Leroy Thompson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take. Field Manual (FM) / Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) provides doctrine for Army and Marine units that are countering an insurgency.

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Counter-insurgency is fast becoming one of the most. manual devoted to counterinsurgency operations, and 25 since the Marine Corps published its last such manual. With our Soldiers and Marines fighting insurgents in both Afghanistan and Iraq, it is thus essential that we give them a manual that provides principles and guidelines for counterinsurgency operations (COIN).File Size: 2MB.

The U.S. Army / Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual was written to fill that void. The result of unprecedented collaboration among top U.S. military experts, scholars, and practitioners in the field, the manual espouses an approach to combat that emphasizes constant adaptation and learning, the importance of decentralized decision-making, the need to understand local politics and customs, and.

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As the title says, culture is critical in the battle for winning popular support. The US Army COIN manual even has a whole section on it (). Anthropology is the science of culture and this book introduces the reader to the basics of that science.

Gustave Le. The Basics of Counterinsurgency. By R. Scott Moore. Abstract. The study examines the basic characteristics of insurgencies and counterinsurgency campaigns conducted over the past century, strip away many of the prevailing assumptions. Based on detailed analysis of File Size: KB.

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