The Resource Wrong turn : America's deadly embrace of counterinsurgency, Colonel Gian Gentile

Wrong turn : America's deadly embrace of counterinsurgency, Colonel Gian Gentile

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Wrong turn : America's deadly embrace of counterinsurgency
Title
Wrong turn
Title remainder
America's deadly embrace of counterinsurgency
Statement of responsibility
Colonel Gian Gentile
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Colonel Gian Gentile's 2008 article?Misreading the Surge" in World Politics Review first exposed a growing rift among military intellectuals that has since been playing out in strategy sessions at the Pentagon, in classrooms at military academies, and on the pages of the New York Times. While the past years of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan have been dominated by the doctrine of counterinsurgency (COIN), Gentile and a small group of dissident officers and defense analysts have questioned the necessity and efficacy of COIN-essentially armed nation-building-in achieving the Uni
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 355.02
  • 355.02180973
Index
index present
LC call number
U241
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Wrong turn : America's deadly embrace of counterinsurgency, Colonel Gian Gentile
Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Preface: A Personal Note-The Hell of Baghdad; Introduction: The Conceit of American Counterinsurgency; Chapter 1: The Construction of the Counterinsurgency Narrative; Chapter 2: Malaya: The Foundation of the Counterinsurgency Narrative; Chapter 3: Vietnam: The First Better War That Wasn't; Chaptere 4: Iraq: A Better War, Version 2; Chapter 5: Afghanistan: Another Better War That Wasn't; Afterword: Truth as a Casualty of COIN; A Note on Sources; Notes; Index
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ocn852756139
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1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595588968
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
99955095243
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.b28873142
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852756139
  • pebco1595588965

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