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Cassandra in Oz. Counterinsurgency and Future War

Conrad C. Crane, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 2016, 307 p. Conrad Crane, officier de l’US Army en retraite et historien, a été pendant 10 ans chef de l’US Army Military History Institute. Il est aujourd’hui Chief of Historical Services for … Continue reading

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Coin’s rough past, present and future

By Carlo Valle. When the FM3-24 doctrine was adopted and implemented, I was still a reservist.  I did not fully grasp what this doctrine entailed until my second deployment to Iraq in 2008, during the final months of the so-called … Continue reading

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La publication du FM 3-24 (COIN) et l’élaboration de la doctrine de contre-insurrection française : retour sur une convergence doctrinale

par le colonel R. Zbienen, Inspection générale des armées. Après la période des opérations d’interposition, de maintien ou de rétablissement de la paix des années 1990 (Ex-Yougoslavie), les années 2000 ont été marquées au plan militaire par les engagements en … Continue reading

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Should We Stay or Should We Go? COIN in the Pech valley

For the 10-year anniversary of the FM 3-24 Counterinsurgency doctrine, Ultima Ratio will publish a series of articles dealing with the following topics: the foundations of this doctrine, its impact on the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and French interpretation of … Continue reading

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Aux origines de la contre-insurrection américaine

Pour le 10e anniversaire de la publication du FM 3-24 Counterinsurgency, Ultima Ratio publie une série d’articles traitant des sujets suivants: les racines de cette doctrine, son impact sur les guerres d’Afghanistan et d’Irak et son interprétation en France. Après … Continue reading

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Looking Back on Looking Forward: The Lead Author Reflects on FM 3-24

For the 10-year anniversary of the FM 3-24 Counterinsurgency doctrine, Ultima Ratio will publish a series of articles dealing with the following topics: the foundations of this doctrine, its impact on the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and French interpretation of … Continue reading

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