Journal Article - Civil Wars
Ten Ways to Lose at Counterinsurgency
Counterinsurgency is one of the most important topics facing policymakers and scholars. Existing studies of counterinsurgency are very valuable, but sometimes adhere too strictly to sweeping dichotomies and paradigms. This article discusses ten specific mechanisms that lead counterinsurgent governments to squander their generally overwhelming power advantages. This mechanism-based approach can improve both policy and scholarly analysis.
Report - Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Report Chapter - Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Analysis & Opinions - Foreign Affairs