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Victory has a thousand fathers [electronic resource] : detailed counterinsurgency case studies / Christopher Paul, Colin P. Clarke, Beth Grill.

By: Paul, Christopher, 1971-.
Contributor(s): Clarke, Colin P | Grill, Beth | United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense | National Defense Research Institute (U.S.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Rand Corporation monograph series: MG-964-1 OSD.Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND National Defense Research Institute, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 327 p.) : col. maps.ISBN: 9780833050793 (electronic bk.); 0833050796 (electronic bk.).Other title: Detailed counterinsurgency case studies.Subject(s): Counterinsurgency -- Case studies | Insurgency -- Case studies | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Victory has a thousand fathers.DDC classification: 355.02/18 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Detailed overviews of 30 counterinsurgency cases -- Nicaragua (Somoza), 1978-1979 -- Afghanistan (anti-Soviet), 1978-1992 -- Kampuchea, 1978-1992 -- El Salvador, 1979-1992 -- Somalia, 1980-1991 -- Peru, 1980-1992 -- Nicaragua (Contras), 1981-1990 -- Senegal, 1982-2002 -- Turkey (PKK), 1984-1999 -- Sudan (SPLA), 1984-2004 -- Uganda (ADF), 1986-2000 -- Papua New Guinea, 1988-1998 -- Liberia, 1989-1997 -- Rwanda, 1990-1994 -- Moldova, 1990-1992 -- Sierra Leone, 1991-2002 -- Algeria (GIA), 1992-2004 -- Croatia, 1992-1995 -- Afghanistan (post-Soviet), 1992-1996 -- Tajikistan, 1992-1997 -- Georgia/Abkhazia, 1992-1994 -- Nagorno-Karabakh, 1992-1994 --Bosnia, 1992-1995 -- Burundi, 1993-2003 -- Chechnya I, 1994-1996 -- Afghanistan (Taliban), 1996-2001 -- Zaire (anti-Mobutu), 1996-1997 -- Kosovo, 1996-1999 -- Nepal, 1997-2006 --Democratic Republic of the Congo (anti-Kabila), 1998-2003.
Summary: "This monograph presents detailed case histories for each of the COIN [counterinsurgency] campaigns examined in the analysis. A companion volume, Victory Has a Thousand Fathers: Sources of Success in Counterinsurgency, describes the qualitative comparative approach, presents findings from the overall analyses, and explains the study's case selection and methodology in more detail. It also presents an overview and in-depth assessments of the key approaches, practices, and factors that feature prominently in successful COIN operations. The full case data can be downloaded at http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG964/."--P. iii.
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Detailed overviews of 30 counterinsurgency cases -- Nicaragua (Somoza), 1978-1979 -- Afghanistan (anti-Soviet), 1978-1992 -- Kampuchea, 1978-1992 -- El Salvador, 1979-1992 -- Somalia, 1980-1991 -- Peru, 1980-1992 -- Nicaragua (Contras), 1981-1990 -- Senegal, 1982-2002 -- Turkey (PKK), 1984-1999 -- Sudan (SPLA), 1984-2004 -- Uganda (ADF), 1986-2000 -- Papua New Guinea, 1988-1998 -- Liberia, 1989-1997 -- Rwanda, 1990-1994 -- Moldova, 1990-1992 -- Sierra Leone, 1991-2002 -- Algeria (GIA), 1992-2004 -- Croatia, 1992-1995 -- Afghanistan (post-Soviet), 1992-1996 -- Tajikistan, 1992-1997 -- Georgia/Abkhazia, 1992-1994 -- Nagorno-Karabakh, 1992-1994 --Bosnia, 1992-1995 -- Burundi, 1993-2003 -- Chechnya I, 1994-1996 -- Afghanistan (Taliban), 1996-2001 -- Zaire (anti-Mobutu), 1996-1997 -- Kosovo, 1996-1999 -- Nepal, 1997-2006 --Democratic Republic of the Congo (anti-Kabila), 1998-2003.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-327).

"This monograph presents detailed case histories for each of the COIN [counterinsurgency] campaigns examined in the analysis. A companion volume, Victory Has a Thousand Fathers: Sources of Success in Counterinsurgency, describes the qualitative comparative approach, presents findings from the overall analyses, and explains the study's case selection and methodology in more detail. It also presents an overview and in-depth assessments of the key approaches, practices, and factors that feature prominently in successful COIN operations. The full case data can be downloaded at http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG964/."--P. iii.

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