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The Accidental Guerilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One

David Kilcullen, Londres, Hurst & Co., 2009, 346 pages. Cette recension est d’abord parue dans Politique Etrangère N°3 2009. David Kilcullen fait partie de ces soldiers-scholars qui alimentent l’histoire de la pensée stratégique américaine. Né en 1967, cet ancien officier … Continue reading

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La contre-insurrection dans Politique Etrangère

La contre-insurrection n’est plus aujourd’hui au cœur des préoccupations des chercheurs et des militaires. Les regards sont davantage tournés vers la lutte contre le terrorisme et le retour des conflits de haute intensité. Les campagnes d’Irak (2003-2011) et Afghanistan (2001-2014) … 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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Donald Trump’s grandiose defense plan

By Emma-Louise Blondes. President-elect Donald Trump promised during his campaign to increase the Department of Defense (DoD) budget along with the country’s military capabilities and capacities. Defense experts have estimated that this plan would increase spending from the current level … Continue reading

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