September 9, 2013
Book Review: Countering Counterinsurgency
Peter van Agtmael, Magnum Photos
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 approved alternative spelling of the surname bequeathed by my father.