SOME POSSIBILITIES IN COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS

  • H.R Heitman Department of War Studies, King's College, University of London.
Keywords: Insurgency, Solution, Military, The course of insurgency - outline, Terrorism Guerilla Warfare Mobile Warfare

Abstract

It is often held that there can be no 'military' solution to an insurgency. As a general rule this is probably true but it is rather dependant on what is understood by terms 'insurgency', 'solution' and 'military'. It is therefore probably worthwhi Ie looking at these terms more closely. For the purposes of this paper these terms will be used in the following sense:
Published
2012-02-28
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