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"Kilcullen's compelling argument merits wide attention."--Publishers Weekly Starred Review
"David Kilcullen, man of action and man of ideas, has produced a rare--and indispensable--guide to understanding and winning the so-called 'war on terror' by combining ideas of military theory with those of culture and tradition among tribal peoples." --Professor Akbar Ahmed, Chair of Islamic Studies, American University, Washington DC.
An excellent broad overview of on the ground conditions in our current conflict, with several in-depth studies of success and failure patterns by district, with analysis of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alan Smith
The books is easy to ready but covers plenty of detail to support the David Kilcullen's positions. I'm undoubtedly biased because the idea of maneuver warfare that considers all... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Bohdan Rohbock
Dr Kilcullen has succinctly summarized his extensive experience in counter insurgency warfare by discussing the American experience in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as the way ahead... Read morePublished 7 months ago by John J.Elam
This is one of the best books I have read on Counter-insurgency doctrine and the Global War on Terror.
I have read Kilcullen's book Counter-Insurgemcy. Read more
A very good read. But one piece of a larger puzzle. An interesting read and an essential read to be complete in one's understanding.Published 10 months ago by World traveler
This is a very detailed and well thought out thesis regarding insurgency and counter insurgency. I tend to agree with most everything he says and his case studies on Iraq,... Read morePublished 12 months ago by HRSquire17
I bought this book as "Used-Very Good" but instead it looks like it's BRAND NEW! I can't find a crease on it so I will definitely be buying from them in the future!Published 13 months ago by NowayNoe
this book is a very dense read the author puts out many fascinating ideas in a very short space. Mr Kilcullen has opened my mind on the puzzle of counterinsurgency. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Brent