TITLE

HUMAN TERRAIN MAPPING

AUTHOR(S)
Marr, Jack; Cushing, John; Garner, Brandon; Thompson, Richard
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Infantry;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explains that according to counterinsurgency doctrine, the struggle for a population's support is the core of the COIN fight. In order to truly get to know the population, you must really understand it. One could argue that the U.S. military was not attuned to this at the outset of Operation Iraqi Freedom, but soldiers and leaders with the experience of multiple rotations in Iraq and Afghanistan do understand and actively accept these two ideas as central to our current fight.
ACCESSION #
31523349

 

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