The Counterinsurgency Challenge

A Parable of Leadership and Decision Making in Modern Conflict

Christopher D. Kolenda

* Instruction on the best ways to command a counterinsurgency operation, presented in the form of a parable in which a fictional commander participates in virtual reality simulations of various fictional combat situations that include elements of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan * Explores the likely consequences of a range of command ...
Publication date:
December 2012
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Contributor(s) :
Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9780811711777

Dimensions : 210 X 140 mm
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£13.95

Overview
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• A fascinating guide to commanding a counterinsurgency operation

* Instruction on the best ways to command a counterinsurgency operation, presented in the form of a parable in which a fictional commander participates in virtual reality simulations of various fictional combat situations that include elements of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan

* Explores the likely consequences of a range of command decisions based on lessons learned in current wars

* Emphasises the need for a new approach to counterinsurgency operations, one not based on the standards of conventional warfare