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Countering Others Insurgencies: Understanding U.S. Small-Footprint Interventions in Local Context Stephen Watts

Countering Others Insurgencies: Understanding U.S. Small-Footprint Interventions in Local Context

Stephen Watts

Published March 19th 2014
ISBN : 9780833084040
Paperback
250 pages
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This report describes counterinsurgency strategies and practices and conditions in which U.S. small-footprint partnerships may succeed. Successful U.S. operations have been concentrated in favorable conditions, but most insurgencies occur inMoreThis report describes counterinsurgency strategies and practices and conditions in which U.S. small-footprint partnerships may succeed. Successful U.S. operations have been concentrated in favorable conditions, but most insurgencies occur in worst-case conditions. Case studies of the Philippines and Pakistan reinforce findings of the analysis and highlight challenges for the U.S. in trying to influence partners. Recommendations are offered for managing troubled partnerships.