Books tagged: counterinsurgency

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Right-Sizing Intervention: Philippines, El Salvador, Colombian Military Assistance and Future American Foreign Internal Defense (FID) - History of Anti-Hukbalahap Campaign and El Salvador's Civil War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,950. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Numerous irregular warfare practitioners and scholars have offered a method for engaging irregular threats as an alternative to expensive large-scale counterinsurgency. That alternative is small-scale foreign internal defense (FID).
Disrupting the ISI-Taliban Relationship: A Principal-Agent Approach - Pakistan Inter-Services Intelligence, ISIS, Abu Nidal Organization, Tehrik-i-Taliban, and the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study argues that principal-agent theory provides a unique perspective on the relationship between the Afghan Taliban and the Pakistani state. This perspective assists in developing strategies to reduce, disrupt, or eliminate the support that the Taliban receive from Pakistan.
Denying Sanctuary - COIN Terrorist Insurgency Studies: Malayan Emergency, Algerian Revolution, Hukbalahap Philippines Insurrection, Current Analysis of Taliban and al Qaeda Sanctuary in FATA Pakistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Due to U.S. military operations to oust AQ from the sanctuary provided by the Taliban in Afghanistan in October of 2001, several of its senior leaders fled and remain at large in the sanctuary of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan. Denying sanctuary in the FATA is a national priority critical to regional stability and global security.
Fighting the War above Iraq: Employing Space Forces to Defeat an Insurgency - Space Force Surveillance and Reconnaissance Capabilities to Isolate the Battlespace, Examples of Blocking Outside Support
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,180. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper shows that in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and other counterinsurgency operations, space forces will not be “war winners” but can provide crucial support. Specifically, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities can help isolate the battlespace.
Filipino Insurgencies (1899-1913): Failures to Incite Popular Support - Study of the Philippine-American War and Moro War, Roles of Insurrectos and Populace Against Invading American Military
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Philippine-American War and Moro War demonstrate the failure of an insurgency to achieve objectives if there is a lack of support from the populace. The American occupation of the Philippine islands in 1898 provoked sentiments of anti-imperialism among the populace.
Decisive Combined Arms Maneuver and Atomic Fires: The Emergent Role of the Artillery - Chronological Study of Army Doctrine from 1919 to 1954 - Korean War Impact of More Artillery in Heavier Calibers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this monograph is to provide context for the examination of doctrine as it evolves during and following a period of conflict. To accomplish this, the lenses of anticipation, adaptation, and emergence are applied to the U.S. Army Field Artillery's role through a chronological historical case study of U.S. Army Field Artillery doctrine from 1919-1954.
A Half Century of Insurgency: The Ongoing Efforts of the Philippines to Quell the Insurgency in the South - Comparative Study of Russia's Counterinsurgency in Chechnya, Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Southern Philippines has remained embroiled in insurgency for nearly 50 years. This study traces the insurgency through three distinct phases: the first two phases represent an ethno-nationalist insurgency, and the latest phase results from a qualitative shift toward a Pan-Islamic insurgency.
Fool Me Twice
Series: The Echo Four Saga, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Once a man has betrayed his cause, can he be trusted? Southeastern Rhodesia, September 1978 - Jacob and Tambo are on a simple “milk run” mission: escorting a team of converted ZANLA terrorists to a suspected training camp to infiltrate as moles. But in the fluid circumstances of the Bush War, can anything be simple?
Sins of the Son
Series: The Echo Four Saga, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
It is 1978 in western Rhodesia and a civil war rages. To fulfill his undercover mission, Jacob Vanderhoek must betray a farm family that trusts him. Can he accept the consequences of such an act? And is the regime he defends worth it?
Reimagining The Man Who Would Be King - Narrative Fictional Adventure Story to Impart Counterinsurgency Theory to Busy and Easily Distracted Service Members Based on Afghanistan and Iraq Experience
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
How can counterinsurgency theory and hard-won lessons learned from the recent battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan be better captured and then conveyed in a narrative format that will appeal to a wide spectrum of military personnel—from the most junior enlisted to senior officers? This thesis reimagines Kipling's The Man Who Would Be King and sets it in the near future.