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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

Label
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
Dewey number
355.02/180973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • photographs
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
U241
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 at Tatooine -- 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"
Control code
sky248792714
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 418 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781451642636
Lccn
2012022268
Other physical details
ill., ports., photos
System control number
i9781451642636
Label
The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 at Tatooine -- 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"
Control code
sky248792714
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 418 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781451642636
Lccn
2012022268
Other physical details
ill., ports., photos
System control number
i9781451642636

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