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The Resource The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan

The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan

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The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war
Title
The insurgents
Title remainder
David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war
Statement of responsibility
Fred Kaplan
Title variation
David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The inside story of the small group of soldier-scholars who changed the way the Pentagon does business and the American military fights wars, against fierce resistance from within their own ranks
Summary
The "War Stories" columnist for Slate presents the inside story of a small group of soldier-scholars who have significantly changed the ways the Pentagon does business and the American military fights wars, drawing on interviews with top contributors to reveal the origins of revolutionary ideas and how they have overcome formidable internal resistance
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Writing style
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10166204
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.02/180973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U241
LC item number
.K37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war
Label
The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"What we need is an officer with three heads" -- "Another type of warfare" -- "Eating soup with a knife" -- Revolutions -- The insurgent at war -- The irregulars -- "Where's my counterinsurgency plan?" -- The Basin Harbor gang -- The directive -- The insurgent in the engine room of change -- The workshop at Tatooine -- Hearts & minds -- "Clear, hold, and build" -- "We are pulling in different directions" -- The field manual -- The surge -- Awakenings -- The insurgent in the Pentagon -- "It is folly" -- COIN vs. CT -- "Storm clouds" -- "A new American way of war"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
418 p.
Isbn
9781451642636
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012-22268
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm795504258
  • 4578-20660
  • (OCoLC)795504258
  • (OCoLC)ocn795504258
  • (OCoLC)795504258
  • (OUa)vtls000836517
  • (OCoLC)ocn795504258
Label
The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"What we need is an officer with three heads" -- "Another type of warfare" -- "Eating soup with a knife" -- Revolutions -- The insurgent at war -- The irregulars -- "Where's my counterinsurgency plan?" -- The Basin Harbor gang -- The directive -- The insurgent in the engine room of change -- The workshop at Tatooine -- Hearts & minds -- "Clear, hold, and build" -- "We are pulling in different directions" -- The field manual -- The surge -- Awakenings -- The insurgent in the Pentagon -- "It is folly" -- COIN vs. CT -- "Storm clouds" -- "A new American way of war"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
418 p.
Isbn
9781451642636
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012-22268
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm795504258
  • 4578-20660
  • (OCoLC)795504258
  • (OCoLC)ocn795504258
  • (OCoLC)795504258
  • (OUa)vtls000836517
  • (OCoLC)ocn795504258

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