Old 04-30-2006, 09:20   #1
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Principles, Imperatives, and Paradoxes of Counterinsurgency by Eliot Cohen, Lieutenant Colonel Conrad Crane, Lieutenant Colonel John Horvath, and Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl in the March - April issue of Military Review
Good link from SWJ.
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Old 04-30-2006, 09:24   #2
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Strategic Aspects of COIN

Another from SWJ.
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Old 04-30-2006, 09:31   #3
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Old 05-13-2006, 16:50   #4
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Old 05-14-2006, 09:21   #5
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Brit Brigadier's (Armour) Criticism of US Army on COIN
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Old 05-15-2006, 19:59   #6
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Beckett's Insurgency In Iraq: A Historical Perspective
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Old 06-04-2006, 21:52   #7
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Joes - Recapturing the Essentials of Counterinsurgency
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Old 06-22-2006, 20:48   #8
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1962 RAND COIN Study Group

This is a good one.
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Old 07-14-2006, 12:38   #9
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Small Wars Journal Magazine Vol 5

This came out yesterday on SWJ. Here is the table of contents:
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Guerrillas From the Mist: A Defense Attaché Watches the Rwandan Patriotic Front Transform from Insurgent to Counter Insurgent by LTC Thomas P. Odom, US Army (ret.)

Lessons from Iraq; Invasion and Occupation by Maj M W Shervington, British Army

Mao in Mufti?: Insurgency Theory and the Islamic World by Dr. John W. Jandora

Cops, Spies, and Commandos: The Legal Quagmire that is the Global War on Terror by Capt Matthew Collins, USMC

The Cost of Expediency in Counterinsurgency Operations by MAJ John C. Davis, US Army

Meeting the Irregular Warfare Challenge: Developing an Interdisciplinary Approach to Asymmetrical Warfare by LTC Patrick James Christian, US Army

Counterinsurgency: “A Realistic Appreciation” by Capt Robert B. Asprey, USMC - reprinted from Marine Corps Gazette January, 1963
Go to: http://www.smallwarsjournal.com/swjmag_current.htm



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Old 07-14-2006, 13:57   #10
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Thanks Tom,
SWJ is a great resource, their library is outstanding. I highly recommend the site to anyone interested in the subject.
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Old 07-14-2006, 16:05   #11
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Thanks Tom,
SWJ is a great resource, their library is outstanding. I highly recommend the site to anyone interested in the subject.
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As always, thanks for the professional endorsement. We put a lot of work into the site, the magazine and the discussion board and hope it is useful...

I am particularly proud of the library...

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Thanks Tom,
SWJ is a great resource, their library is outstanding. I highly recommend the site to anyone interested in the subject.
Agree, great site!
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Concur!

As a member of SWJ, I concur! It's a great place to get information. In fact, I found this site through SWJ!
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Counterinsurgency Redux

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IRREGULAR ENEMIES AND THE ESSENCE OF STRATEGY:CAN THE AMERICAN WAY OF WAR ADAPT?
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