The Resource Air power in the new counterinsurgency era : the strategic importance of USAF advisory and assistance missions, Alan J. Vick ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Air power in the new counterinsurgency era : the strategic importance of USAF advisory and assistance missions, Alan J. Vick ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Label
Air power in the new counterinsurgency era : the strategic importance of USAF advisory and assistance missions
Title
Air power in the new counterinsurgency era
Title remainder
the strategic importance of USAF advisory and assistance missions
Statement of responsibility
Alan J. Vick ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Often treated by Americans as an exceptional form of warfare, insurgency is anything but. Spanning the globe, centuries, and societies, insurgency is quite common. Given the threat insurgency presents to U.S. interests and allies around the world, the importance of counterinsurgency is no surprise. However, history has shown that insurgencies are rarely defeated by outside powers. Rather, the best role for outsiders is an indirect one: training, advising, and equipping the local nation, which must win the war politically and militarily. And while counterinsurgency might seem to be a task most
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
358.41425
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
U241
LC item number
.A57 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vick, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Air power
  • Military assistance, American
  • Military missions
  • World politics
Label
Air power in the new counterinsurgency era : the strategic importance of USAF advisory and assistance missions, Alan J. Vick ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"MG-509."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-180)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One - Introduction; Background; The Dilemma of Intervention; Purpose and Organization of This Monograph; Chapter Two - The Evolving Insurgency Challenge; Introduction; Defining Insurgency; Categorizing Insurgencies; Sources of Insurgency; Insurgency and U.S. Security; Conclusion; Chapter Three - The Challenge of Counterinsurgency: Lessons from the Cold War and After; Introduction; Four Principles; Conclusion; Chapter Four - Grand Strategy and Counterinsurgency; Introduction
  • Assessing Insurgent Threats to U.S. National SecurityGrand Strategies for Small Wars; Options for Counterinsurgency Intervention; Investing in Counterinsurgency Capabilities; The Roles of Allies in Counterinsurgency; Chapter Five - A New Framework of Understanding and Responding to Insurgencies; The Application of Military Power to Counterinsurgency; Security Cooperation and Foreign Internal Defense; Some Caveats on Early Intervention; The Power and Limitations of Military Assistance:The El Salvador Experience; El Salvador: Lessons for Future CounterinsurgencyOperations
  • Chapter Six - The USAF Role in Countering InsurgenciesThe Role of Air Power in Counterinsurgency Operations; How Should We Think About the Role of Air Power inCounterinsurgency?; Current USAF Operational Aviation Advising Activities; Estimating Demand for Operational Aviation Advising; Expanding and Deepening USAF Capabilities to CounterInsurgencies; Chapter Seven - Conclusions; Final Thoughts; Appendix A - States Afflicted by Insurgency; Appendix B - Estimating Manpower Requirements for Advisory Assistance; Bibliography
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611180966
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000481420
  • (EBL)322539
  • (OCoLC)476119943
  • (SSID)ssj0000100693
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11108607
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000100693
  • (PQKBWorkID)10021288
  • (PQKB)10259378
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC322539
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000481420
Label
Air power in the new counterinsurgency era : the strategic importance of USAF advisory and assistance missions, Alan J. Vick ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"MG-509."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-180)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One - Introduction; Background; The Dilemma of Intervention; Purpose and Organization of This Monograph; Chapter Two - The Evolving Insurgency Challenge; Introduction; Defining Insurgency; Categorizing Insurgencies; Sources of Insurgency; Insurgency and U.S. Security; Conclusion; Chapter Three - The Challenge of Counterinsurgency: Lessons from the Cold War and After; Introduction; Four Principles; Conclusion; Chapter Four - Grand Strategy and Counterinsurgency; Introduction
  • Assessing Insurgent Threats to U.S. National SecurityGrand Strategies for Small Wars; Options for Counterinsurgency Intervention; Investing in Counterinsurgency Capabilities; The Roles of Allies in Counterinsurgency; Chapter Five - A New Framework of Understanding and Responding to Insurgencies; The Application of Military Power to Counterinsurgency; Security Cooperation and Foreign Internal Defense; Some Caveats on Early Intervention; The Power and Limitations of Military Assistance:The El Salvador Experience; El Salvador: Lessons for Future CounterinsurgencyOperations
  • Chapter Six - The USAF Role in Countering InsurgenciesThe Role of Air Power in Counterinsurgency Operations; How Should We Think About the Role of Air Power inCounterinsurgency?; Current USAF Operational Aviation Advising Activities; Estimating Demand for Operational Aviation Advising; Expanding and Deepening USAF Capabilities to CounterInsurgencies; Chapter Seven - Conclusions; Final Thoughts; Appendix A - States Afflicted by Insurgency; Appendix B - Estimating Manpower Requirements for Advisory Assistance; Bibliography
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611180966
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000481420
  • (EBL)322539
  • (OCoLC)476119943
  • (SSID)ssj0000100693
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11108607
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000100693
  • (PQKBWorkID)10021288
  • (PQKB)10259378
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC322539
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000481420

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