TITLE

The Object Beyond War: Counterinsurgency and the Four Tools of Political Competition

AUTHOR(S)
McFate, Montgomery; Jackson, Andrew V.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Military Review;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses issues related to counterinsurgency operations. Definition of insurgency; Tools of political competition; Factors which contribute to the success of the U.S. counterinsurgency actions in Iraq.
ACCESSION #
20018987

 

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