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Author Rubright, Richard W., 1974- author.

Title The Role and Limitations of Technology in U.S. Counterinsurgency Warfare Richard W. Rubright
Published Lincoln, Nebraska : Potomac Books, An imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2015]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015
©[2015]
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Description 1 online resource (293 p.)
Contents Strategy and context -- The operationally offensive, tactically defensive concept -- Counterinsurgency in Iraq -- Limits of politically correct doctrine -- Technology and counterinsurgency strategy -- Contextual and other issues related to U.S. counterinsurgency warfare -- Implications
Summary Although the United States plays a leading role in the development of technology, particularly that used by militaries around the world, the U.S. military nonetheless continues to find itself struggling against lower-tech foes that conduct warfare on a different scale. Emerging technology is indeed available and is regularly employed in American counterinsurgency efforts; however, since it is also constantly in flux, strategies for its use must continually evolve to ensure that available resources are put to best use against disparate enemies. Counterinsurgency operations are inherently poli
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-275) and index
Notes English
Description based on print version record
Subject Counterinsurgency -- Technological innovations
Counterinsurgency -- United States.
Tactics.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014032923
ISBN 1612346766
9781612346762