By Mark Moyar,Donald Kagan,Frederick Kagan
Moyar provides a wide-ranging historical past of counterinsurgency, from the Civil battle and Reconstruction to Afghanistan and Iraq, that pulls at the historic list and interviews with enormous quantities of counterinsurgency veterans, together with most sensible leaders in today’s military. via a chain of case stories, Moyar identifies the 10 serious attributes of counterinsurgency management and divulges why those attributes were even more common in a few agencies than others. He explains how the U.S. army and America’s allies in Afghanistan and Iraq may still revamp their body of workers platforms so that it will increase extra people with these attributes.
A query of Command will reshape the research and perform of counterinsurgency war. With counterinsurgency now some of the most urgent concerns dealing with the U.S., this e-book is a must-read for policymakers, army officials, and citizens.
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A Question of Command: Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq (Yale Library of Military History) by Mark Moyar,Donald Kagan,Frederick Kagan