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Instruments of Statecraft: U.S. Guerrilla Warfare, Counterinsurgency, and Counterterrorism 1940-1990

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Hardcover, First Edition, 604 pages
Published March 31st 1992 by Pantheon Books
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Liam
Jul 17, 2011 Liam rated it liked it
When I first found this book I was pretty thrilled- I thought I had discovered a book that had somehow been overlooked by almost everyone in the Counterinsurgency field. Well, I guess the joke is on me: when I began to read it I quickly figured out that the reason it had not appeared in any bibliographies (none that I have seen, in any case) of other books on the same subject is the extremely biased viewpoint of the author. Essentially, Mr. McClintock uses his obvious skill as a researcher and ...more
Gordon
Aug 14, 2011 Gordon rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
Difficult read, was this even published? Very detailed, looks at the use of counterinsurgency in American foreign policy through to the early 90s. Worth looking at if you're into that kind of thing.
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