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By Thaler, David E
eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: RAND, [2013]
For over a decade, operations associated with irregular warfare have placed large demands on U.S. ground forces and have led to development of new Army...

eBook. English.
2012
"The authors assess the utility and limitations of "minimalist stabilization"--Small-scale interventions designed to stabilize a partner government engaged...

eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2012
"In the coming decade, NATO faces growing fiscal austerity and declining defense budgets. This study analyzes the impact of planned defense budget cuts...

By Kelly, Terrence K
eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica: RAND Corp., 2011
Analyzes security force assistance efforts in Afghanistan, focusing on lessons and themes that emerged from extensive fieldwork in Afghanistan in 2009...

By Connable, Ben
eBook. English.
2010
"This study tested conventional wisdom about how insurgencies end against the evidence from 89 insurgencies. It compares a quantitative and qualitative...

By Byman, Daniel, 1967-
eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corp., 2007
To gain the size and capabilities of an insurgency, a would-be insurgent movement must create a politically relevant identity; it must espouse a cause...

eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: Rand, 2005
The nation has difficult trade-offs in facing calls on Army forces for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. This report describes the effects of large...

By Gompert, David C
eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: RAND National Defense Research Institute, 2007
Current U.S. counterinsurgency (COIN) strategy has relied heavily on the use of force against Islamist insurgents-a tactic that has increased their ranks...

eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2007
A new U.S. grand strategy has been emerging, one that requires not only resources but patience and commitment: the promotion of democracy and freedom...

eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corp., 2007
As insurgent threats evolve and assume new forms, the United States must also evolve in its ability to counter potentially prolonged threats in several...
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