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Author Gentile, Gian P.

Title Wrong turn : America's deadly embrace of counterinsurgency / Colonel Gian Gentile.

Publication Info. New York : The New Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    355.0218 GEN    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    355.0218 GEN    Available
Description xviii, 189 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The conceit of American counterinsurgency -- The construction of the counterinsurgency narrative -- Malaya : the foundation of the counterinsurgency narrative -- Vietnam : the first better war that wasn't -- Iraq : a better war, version 2 -- Afghanistan : another better war that wasn't.
Subject Counterinsurgency -- Government policy -- United States.
Counterinsurgency -- Case studies.
Counterinsurgency -- Malaya -- History -- 20th century.
Counterinsurgency -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century.
Counterinsurgency -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century.
Counterinsurgency -- Afghanistan -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781595588746 hardback
1595588744 hardback

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