Books tagged: insurgency

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Abraham Guillen: A Relevant Theory for Contemporary Guerrilla Warfare – Personal Experience During Spanish Civil War, Chief Strategist for MLN-T Urban-Based Guerrillas of Montevideo, Uruguay
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Abraham Guillen's theory on urban guerilla warfare marked a significant evolution from popular theories on guerrilla warfare during the late 1960s. Guillen's theory developed from his personal experience during the Spanish Civil War and bore the deep influence of the popular theories of guerrilla warfare, including Mao Tse-tung's protracted popular war and "Che" Guevara's foquismo theory.
Campaign Assessment in Counterinsurgency: Reinventing the Wheel - Vietnam War and MACV, Afghanistan and ISAF, Irrelevant Metrics Leading to Inaccurate and Useless Reports, Measures of Effectiveness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic and political leaders have determined that the US and ISAF campaign assessments were neither useful nor accurate. The DOD 1230 biannual report titled the Report on Progress toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan provides comprehensive information to strategic and political leaders regarding the progress of the United States' strategy in Afghanistan.
Comparing India's Counterinsurgency Approaches in Sri Lanka and Against the Naxalites - Communist Party, Tamil Liberation Tigers, Majority Sinhalese Domination, Jaffna Battle and Operation Checkmate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
India possesses a rich history of combating insurgencies throughout its country. The Naxalite movement originated when India gained its independence and now seventy years later presents the greatest insurgency threat.
Rebels of Mindanao
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Amazon best-seller.‚Äč Al Qaeda terrorists are spreading secretly, wreaking violence on all who oppose. Their newest target: Mindanao, where their attempt to establish an Islamic caliphate would trigger a chain reaction around the globe and involve the United States in another unwinnable war.
Fighting in the Mountains and Among the People: Imperial Russian and Early Soviet Population-Centric Counterinsurgency - Caucasian War and Bolshevik Suppression of Basmachi Rebellion (1919-1933)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph examines the imperial Russian campaign to quell rebellion in the North Caucasus from 1801 to 1864 and the Bolshevik suppression of the Basmachi rebellion in Central Asia from 1919 to 1933. The Caucasian War and the Basmachi rebellion featured Muslim insurgent movements that exploited inaccessible mountain terrain and relied upon the local population for recruitment and support.
Past and Potential Theory for Special Warfare Operational Art: People's War and Contentious Politics – Guerilla Warfare and Insurgency as Theories from 1952 to 1965, Adaptation of Mao Zedong’s Idea
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the context of escalating instability in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Africa, special warfare may offer policymakers a valuable strategic option. To succeed, however, special warfare campaigns that apply operational art must be founded upon distinct and sound theories of war and warfare.
Insurgent Design: Re-Emergence of Al-Qa'ida from 9/11 to the Present - Syria, South Asia, Warfare Technology, Enterprise in a Jihadi Market, Exploiting Emergent Battlefields, Federated Macro Structure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Analysts disagree on how to characterize al-Qa'ida's evolution. One perspective regards jihadi-Islamism in general to be self-marginalizing. A second perspective describes a merging of discrete jihadist grand strategies that is considered symptomatic of the decline of al-Qa'ida and its allies. A third finds that al-Qa'ida is gathering strength.
The Innate Insurgent Advantage: Can Training and Planning Bridge the Gap? Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Casualties and Chaos, COIN Counterinsurgency, MRAP Vehicles, Kits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the role of training, planning, and technological changes in helping turn around coalition and American efforts in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). The United States rushed headlong into protracted stabilization, security, transition, and rebuilding (SSTR) operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Repressive States and Insurgencies: Implications for Future Campaigns - Counterinsurgency (COIN) Theories, Werewolf Movement, Werwolf Program, Nazi Waffen SS, Resistance in Soviet Union, Iraq War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Coalition forces discovered that the military, security, and intelligence agencies of Iraq were well suited to transition into an insurgency after conventional defensive measures had failed. This paper argues that this is the habitual norm for repressive totalitarian regimes when faced with invasion.
A Theater Approach to Low Intensity Conflict - CLIC Papers - Middle East, Southern Africa, Horn of Africa, Central Asia, Persian Gulf, Pacific Rim, Central America, Caribbean, Terrorism, Drugs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The development of a coherent and effective United States strategy to manage the global low intensity conflict threat is contingent on understanding this complex phenomenon. This, in turn, requires a comprehensive theory of low intensity conflict be crafted by security professionals and scholars.