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Title Money in the bank : lessons learned from past counterinsurgency (COIN) operations / Angel Rabasa [and others]
Published Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 80 pages) : color maps
Series Occasional paper
Rand counterinsurgency study. Paper ; 4
Occasional paper (Rand Corporation)
Rand counterinsurgency study. Paper ; 4
Contents Introduction -- The Philippines (1899-1902) -- Algeria (1954-1962) -- Vietnam (1959-1972) -- El Salvador (1980-1992) -- Jammu and Kashmir (1947-present) -- Columbia (1963- present) -- Conclusions: lessons learned for future counterinsurgencies
Summary As insurgent threats evolve and assume new forms, the United States must also evolve in its ability to counter potentially prolonged threats in several parts of the world. Because of the potential for global reach in contemporary insurgencies, the ability to draw on lessons learned from past counterinsurgency (COIN) campaigns using different historical cases can be valuable, helping current and future leaders prevent a repetition of mistakes and building a foundation on which to build contemporary responses. To this end, six historic COIN operations from the 19th and 20th centuries are examine
Notes "Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 77-80)
Notes Print version record
Subject Counterinsurgency -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Rabasa, Angel.
LC no. 2007035778
ISBN 0833042831 (electronic bk.)
9780833042835 (electronic bk.)