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The Resource Counterinsurgency in crisis : Britain and the challenges of modern warfare, David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell

Counterinsurgency in crisis : Britain and the challenges of modern warfare, David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell

Label
Counterinsurgency in crisis : Britain and the challenges of modern warfare
Title
Counterinsurgency in crisis
Title remainder
Britain and the challenges of modern warfare
Statement of responsibility
David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The British military confronted significant challenges during the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Adhering to the principles and doctrines of previous campaigns, they failed to prevent Basra and Helmand from descending into lawlessness, criminality, and violence. By juxtaposing the deterioration of these cities against Britain's celebrated legacy of counterinsurgency, this investigation identifies both the contributions and limitations of traditional tactics in such settings, exposing the gap between the ambitions and resources, intent and commitment, that proved so disastrous to the op
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
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Ucko, David H
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Egnell, Robert
Series statement
Columbia studies in terrorism and irregular warfare
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  • Afghan War (2001- )
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Great Britain
  • HISTORY
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • HISTORY
  • Iraq
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Military participation
  • Iraq
  • Afghanistan
  • Great Britain
Label
Counterinsurgency in crisis : Britain and the challenges of modern warfare, David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-203) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Untangling the British counterinsurgency legacy -- The British in Basra : with heads held high into the abyss -- Act II : British counterinsurgency in Helmand -- "A horse and tank moment" -- Whither British counterinsurgency?
Control code
ocn861537997
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 221 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231535410
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt46m8cx
  • e3a40324-0aa6-4ceb-ae69-3cd30ab15706
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861537997
Label
Counterinsurgency in crisis : Britain and the challenges of modern warfare, David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-203) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Untangling the British counterinsurgency legacy -- The British in Basra : with heads held high into the abyss -- Act II : British counterinsurgency in Helmand -- "A horse and tank moment" -- Whither British counterinsurgency?
Control code
ocn861537997
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 221 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231535410
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt46m8cx
  • e3a40324-0aa6-4ceb-ae69-3cd30ab15706
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861537997

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