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The Insurgent Archipelago (Columbia/Hurst) Hardcover – January 13, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0231701167 ISBN-10: 0231701160

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Product Details

  • Series: Columbia/Hurst
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press (January 13, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231701160
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231701167
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.7 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,056,345 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Mackinlay makes a compelling argument for why we need to shift our focus to approaches closer to home.

(Financial Times)

The Insurgent Archipelago is an excellent addition to any military or civilian library.

(LTC Richard A. McConnell, USA Military Review 1900-01-00)

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The Insurgent Archipelago is an ambitious attempt to trace the evolution of modern insurgency and responses to it from their defining origins to the present. John Mackinlay sweeps this most political of acts and explains how it has broken free from the confines of time and space. Essential to a proper understanding of insurgency's evolution and why current responses so often fail, Mackinlay's book provides the essential bridge that links a phenomenon rooted in space and time to its current, virtual, ethical self.

(Dominick Donald, chief analyst and vice president, Aegis Defense Services)

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By Chip Hauss on April 17, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Militaries around the world face new challenges in dealing with complex conflicts.

Mackinlay gets at most of them in a world of insurgencies and other dramatic shifts in the ways excluded groups vie for political power.

Along with Dave Kilcullen, Mackinlay outlines innovative, constructive, and at times inclusive ways states can respond.

This book is below most peacebuilders' radar screens. It should not stay there.
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