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Book Review: Countering Counterinsurgency

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Iraq, 2006
September 09, 2013

Can we dispose of a tiny quibble first? Douglas Porch's new book, Counterinsurgency: Exposing the Myths of the New Way of War (Cambridge University Press), contains some annoying errors. Forgive me for being sensitive, but "Bacevitch" is not an…

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