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Counterinsurgency in Crisis

Britain and the Challenges of Modern Warfare

Counterinsurgency in Crisis( )
Author: Ucko, David H.
Egnell, Robert
Foreword by: Gray, Colin
Series title:Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

The British military encountered significant problems in Iraq and Afghanistan when they tried to suppress insurgent violence, and their effort to apply the principles and doctrines of past wars failed to prevent Basra and Helmand from descending into violence. By juxtaposing the deterioration of these campaigns against Britain's celebrated legacy of counterinsurgency, this investigation identifies both the contributions and limitations of traditional tactics in such settings,...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Military / Afghan War (2001-)
History / Military / Iraq War (2003-2011)
History / Revolutionary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.967 x 9.126 x 0.825 Inches
Book Weight:1.031 Pounds
Author Biography
Ucko, David H. (Author)
Department of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading, UK.


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