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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 Paul, Christopher, 1971-
eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2010
Insurgency has been the most prevalent form of armed conflict since at least 1949, as well as the subject of countless historical and contemporary studies...

By Jones, Seth G., 1972-
eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: RAND National Defense Research Institute, 2010
Security in Afghanistan has historically required a combination of top-down efforts from the central government and bottom-up efforts from local communities...

By Paul, Christopher, 1971-
eBook. English.
Published Santa Monica, CA: RAND National Defense Research Institute, 2010
"This monograph presents detailed case histories for each of the COIN [counterinsurgency] campaigns examined in the analysis. A companion volume, Victory...

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...

eBook. English.
2008
To help the U.S. Navy understand how near-, mid-, and far-term trends in the United States, China, and Iran might influence its investments, RAND examined...

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...
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