Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan

This study explores the nature of the insurgency in Afghanistan, the key challenges and successes of the campaign, and the capabilities necessary to wage effective counterinsurgency operations. It argues that successful counterinsurgency requires effective indigenous security forces, especially poli...

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Main Author: Jones, Seth G.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica RAND National Defense Research Institute 2008, 2008
Series:Rand counterinsurgency study
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This study explores the nature of the insurgency in Afghanistan, the key challenges and successes of the campaign, and the capabilities necessary to wage effective counterinsurgency operations. It argues that successful counterinsurgency requires effective indigenous security forces, especially police; a viable and legitimate local government; and the suppression of external support for insurgents
Physical Description:xvii, 157 pages illustrations, maps
ISBN:0833041339
9780833041333