Counterinsurgency and Political Control. US Military Strategies Regarding Regional Conflict, INEF-Report 81

Author
Jochen Hippler
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Institute for Development and Peace
Abstract
With US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan fighting rather ruthless counter- insurgency campaigns, the topic of in surgency and counterinsurgency is of pressing relevance. At the same time, questions of internal violence in developing countries have generally been high on the political and academic agenda in the context of “failed” and “failing states”.
Topic
Defense Policy, War
Political Geography
Afghanistan, United States, Iraq, Middle East, Asia