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“Measures of Conciliation”: Winfield Scott, Henry Halleck, and the Origins of U.S. Army Counterinsurgency Doctrine.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Military History. Oct2022, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p859-881. 23p. 3 Black and White Photographs.

Abstract: The genesis of U.S. Army counterinsurgency doctrine was the work of Major General Winfield Scott and officer and scholar Henry Halleck, whom he sent to Europe prior to the Mexican-American War (1846–1848) in part to study Napoleon’s failed occupation o...

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A model of asymmetric conflict outcome – Sensitivity to friction and choice of strategy in counterinsurgencies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Strategy. 2022, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p543-562. 20p.

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Abstract: The article assesses a model predicting outcome in counterinsurgencies based on the counterinsurgent's exposure to external friction and strategy. Unfavorable opinions, as well as insurgents' access to third-party support and sanctuaries, constitute so...

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Preventing Rebel Resurgence after Civil War: A Field Experiment in Security and Justice Provision in Rural Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American Political Science Review. Nov2022, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p1258-1277. 20p.

Abstract: How can states prevent armed groups from exploiting local governance gaps to (re)establish territorial control during transitions to national peace? We report results from an experimental evaluation of Colombia's ComunPaz program, a scalable, inexpensi...

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BMI Research: Africa Monitor: Southern Africa.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Africa Monitor: Southern Africa. Sep2022, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p1-16. 17p.

Abstract: A country report for Southern Africa is presented from publisher BMI Research on topics including fiscal deficit in Mauritius; economic growth in Eswatini and counterinsurgency in Mozambique.

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Counterinsurgency in Istanbul: provocative counterorganization, violent interpellation and sectarian fears.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Dec2022, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p896-914. 19p.

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Abstract: Situating the Turkish counterinsurgency within the global context of Cold War counterinsurgencies this article sheds light on counterinsurgency's provocative and affect-generating techniques and its urban dimensions. I argue that the Gazi incidents of ...

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Counterinsurgency in (un)changing times? Colonialism, hearts and minds, and the war on terror.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Relations. Dec2022, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p547-567. 21p.

Abstract: Counterinsurgencies mostly fail, as the 2021 allied withdrawal from Afghanistan illustrates. Still, confronting insurgencies remains a central component in ongoing counterterror efforts around the world. The crux of counterinsurgency (COIN) centers on ...

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The Early Military History of the Second Indochina War and the Moyar Thesis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Military History. Jul2021, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p734-763. 30p. 3 Black and White Photographs.

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Abstract: The early military history of the Second Indochina War--the fighting before the end of 1963--has been somewhat neglected by Western historians. This article examines it with reference to the thesis put forward by Mark Moyar that, by mid-1962, the South...

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Joining the Counterinsurgency: Explaining Pro-Government Militia Participation in the Philippines.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Studies in Conflict & Terrorism. 2022, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p817-841. 25p. 5 Charts, 1 Graph.

Abstract: What motivates civilians to fight in a progovernment militia? This article draws on survey and interview data from active members of Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Units (CAFGU), a progovernment militia in the Philippines, to evaluate why individual...

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Population identification strategies for counterfeit coin detection.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Forensic Sciences. Sep2022, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p1989-1997. 9p.

Abstract: Advances in manufacturing, 3‐d imaging, and globalization have led to a rise in fraudulent coinage and a world‐wide interest in coin authentication. Modern manufacturing methods allow the alloy, construction, and struck image of coins to be more readil...

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