Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: A Contest for Political Legitimacy
January 28, 2013
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: A Contest for Political Legitimacy
“After promising the world to win the sympathies of the people, the victor must deliver.”
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: A Contest for Political Legitimacy
Counterinsurgency, Politics and War
January 16, 2013
Counterinsurgency, Politics and War
“…the burden on the government is heavy, whereas the insurgent often gets off scot-free.”
Counterinsurgency, Politics and War
Japan's COIN Experience
January 11, 2013
Japan's COIN Experience
Japan’s World War II experience with counterinsurgency or COIN is a horrific tale that offers painful historical lessons.
Japan's COIN Experience
Why Drone Strikes Cede 'Hearts and Minds' to Taliban
September 06, 2012
Why Drone Strikes Cede 'Hearts and Minds' to Taliban
An incident in Kunar illustrates how NATO’s confused approach to counterinsurgency in Afghanistan is failing to meet its objectives.
Why Drone Strikes Cede 'Hearts and Minds' to Taliban
The COIN Fallacy
December 12, 2011
The COIN Fallacy
Counterinsurgency is increasingly being seen as a failure in Afghanistan. Was it flawed from the start?
The COIN Fallacy
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