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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Counterinsurgency (COIN) Field Manual (FM 3-24) Tactics, Intelligence, Airpower by Petraeus - Plus Bonus IED Coverage (Value-added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 291,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate e-book format reproduction, this important Counterinsurgency Field Manual (FM 3-24) was co-authored by Lt. General David Petraeus. As a bonus, there is a second document with comprehensive coverage of IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices). FM 3-24 provides an updated view of counterinsurgency operations based on lessons learned in Iraq.
The Surge: General Petraeus and the Turnaround in Iraq - The Work of General David H. Petraeus to Quell Sectarian Violence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When General David H. Petraeus, USA, took command of Multi-National Force-Iraq (MNF-I) on February 10, 2007, beginning his 3d tour and 28th month in Iraq, the situation was grim. Increasing sectarian violence had led to an escalation of killings of civilians in Iraq, with up to 150 corpses being found daily in Baghdad.
Disjointed Ways, Disunified Means: Learning From America's Struggle to Build an Afghan Nation - The Afghanistan War, Natural Resources and Drug Trade, al-Qaeda and Terrorism, Petraeus, McChrystal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book, which studies the efforts of the United States in Afghanistan, discusses potential corrective measures that can be applied to future irregular warfare and "nation-building" missions in particular and American national security affairs more generally.
Conflict Management and "Whole of Government": Useful Tools for U.S. National Security Strategy? Loose Nukes, WMD, Fukushima, Rinderpest, Embassy Security, Afghanistan, Iraq, Sudan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This volume presents central arguments and key findings of a symposium, tracing the genesis of the conception of a WoG approach, critically examining current WoG practices, and drawing lessons from the operational contexts of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Between the Rivers: Combat Action in Iraq - 2003-2005, Battle of Hawijah, Samarra, Mosul, Anbar Province, Northern Iraq. Task Force 1-16 Infantry, Carter Ham, Petraeus, Stryker, Tiger Strike
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Hawijah, 7 April 2004 * Task Force 1-26 Infantry and the Easter Sunday Battle of Samarra, April 2004 * Taking it to the Enemy: Offensive Counterinsurgency Operations, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry, Mosul, 2004-2005
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Should a military force focus on security first, or the economy? How can it do both? This is the challenge of Stability Economics.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Clausewitz, Iraq, Petraeus, Afghanistan, Tommy Franks, Dr. Strange, War Against Terrorism, Hurricane Katrina, Post 9/11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools is designed to be used as a handbook for developing campaign plans at the US Army Command and General Staff College.