The Accidental Guerrilla

Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One

Ranked #31 in Iraq War, Ranked #82 in Afghanistansee more rankings.

David Kilcullen is one of the world's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare, a ground-breaking theorist whose ideas "are revolutionizing military thinking throughout the west" (Washington Post). Indeed, his vision of modern warfare powerfully influenced America's decision to rethink its military strategy in Iraq and implement "the Surge," now recognized as a dramatic success.
In The Accidental Guerrilla, Kilcullen provides a remarkably fresh perspective on the War on Terror. Kilcullen takes us "on the ground" to uncover the face of modern...

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Mary Habeck Kilcullen writes from both a theoretical and an experiential point of view. (Source)

Mary Kaldor Counter-insurgency, according to Kilcullen, is about protecting people and about separating the accidental guerrillas from the real Al-Qaida people. (Source)

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