The Defense of Jisr Al-Doreaa
With E.D. Swinton's the The Defence of Duffer's DrifteBook - 2009
Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003 the U.S. military found itself in a battle with a lethal and adaptive insurgency, where the divisions between enemy and ally were ambiguous at best, and working with the local population was essential for day-to-day survival. From the lessons they learned during multiple tours of duty in Iraq, two American veterans have penned The Defense of Jisr al-Doreaa, an instructional parable of counterinsurgency that addresses the myriad of difficulties associated with war in the postmodern era. In this tactical primer based on the military classic The Defence of D.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 156 pages) : illustrations, maps
Alternative Title: Defence of Duffer's Drift