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The Insurgents : David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War

Kaplan, Fred M. (Author).
"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".

Presents the inside story of a small group of soldier-scholars, led by General David Petraeus, who determined to revolutionize the United States military and reshape twenty-first-century military policy.

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  • ISBN: 9781451642636
  • ISBN: 1451642636 : HRD
  • Physical Description: x, 418 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.

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