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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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10166204
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TEFOD
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Kaplan, Fred M
Dewey number
355.02/180973
Index
index present
LC call number
U241
LC item number
.K37 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Afghan War (2001-)
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Strategic culture
  • Generals
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq
  • United States
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
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [369]-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
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 -- 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"
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unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 418 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781451642667
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
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e1cceb2a-c568-4989-8e28-5ad1b9e4a50c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1966521
  • (OCoLC)891944668
  • (OCoLC)ocn891944668
  • 1962668
  • 1966521
Label
The insurgents : David Petraeus and the plot to change the American way of war, Fred Kaplan
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [369]-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- 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
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 418 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451642667
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e1cceb2a-c568-4989-8e28-5ad1b9e4a50c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1966521
  • (OCoLC)891944668
  • (OCoLC)ocn891944668
  • 1962668
  • 1966521

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