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The Resource The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan

The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan

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The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war
Title
The insurgents
Title remainder
David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war
Statement of responsibility
Fred Kaplan
Title variation
David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The inside story of the small group of soldier-scholars who changed the way the Pentagon does business and the American military fights wars, against fierce resistance from within their own ranks
Cataloging source
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Kaplan, Fred M
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Strategic culture
  • Generals
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-396) and index
Contents
"What we need is an officer with three heads" -- "Another type of warfare" -- "Eating soup with a knife" -- Revolutions -- The insurgent at war -- The irregulars -- "Where's my counterinsurgency plan?" -- The Basin Harbor gang -- The directive -- The insurgent in the engine room of change -- The workshop -- Hearts & minds -- "Clear, hold, and build" -- "We are pulling in different directions" -- The field manual -- The surge -- Awakenings -- The insurgent in the Pentagon -- "It is folly" -- COIN vs. CT -- "Storm clouds" -- "A new American way of war"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 418 p.
Isbn
9781451642650
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2012022268
System control number
  • (OCoLC)795504258
  • (OCoLC)ocn795504258
  • 561813
Label
The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-396) and index
Contents
"What we need is an officer with three heads" -- "Another type of warfare" -- "Eating soup with a knife" -- Revolutions -- The insurgent at war -- The irregulars -- "Where's my counterinsurgency plan?" -- The Basin Harbor gang -- The directive -- The insurgent in the engine room of change -- The workshop -- Hearts & minds -- "Clear, hold, and build" -- "We are pulling in different directions" -- The field manual -- The surge -- Awakenings -- The insurgent in the Pentagon -- "It is folly" -- COIN vs. CT -- "Storm clouds" -- "A new American way of war"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 418 p.
Isbn
9781451642650
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2012022268
System control number
  • (OCoLC)795504258
  • (OCoLC)ocn795504258
  • 561813

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