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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

Label
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
Creator
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaplan, Fred M
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Strategic culture
  • United States
  • Generals
  • United States
  • United States
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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 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"
Control code
1386245
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Extent
x, 418 pages
Isbn
9781451642636
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012022268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1386245
  • (Sirsi) 1386245
  • (OCoLC)795504258
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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 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"
Control code
1386245
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Extent
x, 418 pages
Isbn
9781451642636
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012022268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1386245
  • (Sirsi) 1386245
  • (OCoLC)795504258

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