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Fighting the Mau Mau: The British Army and Counter-Insurgency in the Kenya Emergency
Bennett, H. (2012). Fighting the Mau Mau: The British Army and Counter-Insurgency in the Kenya Emergency, In: Military Histories, Cambridge University Press, 307pp
The Mau Mau Emergency as Part of the British Army's Post-War Counter-Insurgency Experience
The four key components of British Army counter insurgency (COIN) doctrine such as legal context, the related concept of minimum force, command and control dimensions and lastly, the winning ofExpand
Baha Mousa and the British Army in Iraq
Baha Mousa, a receptionist at Basra’s Haitham Hotel, died in the custody of 1st Queen’s Lancashire Regiment on a Monday evening, 15 September 2003. Since the invasion in March of that year,Expand
A Very British Massacre
David Anderson, Huw Bennett and Daniel Branch believe that the Freedom of Information Act is being used to protect the perpetrators of a war crime that took place in Kenya fifty years ago.
‘A very salutary effect’: The Counter-Terror Strategy in the Early Malayan Emergency, June 1948 to December 1949
Abstract The counter-insurgency lessons commonly drawn from the Malayan Emergency ignore strategy in the opening phase or dismiss it as characterised by mistakes committed in a policy vacuum. ThisExpand
Minimum force in British counterinsurgency
With strategic success in Iraq and Afghanistan far from certain, comforting beliefs about Britain's superiority at counterinsurgency have come under increasingly sceptical scrutiny. This articleExpand
The Other Side of the COIN: Minimum and Exemplary Force in British Army Counterinsurgency in Kenya
This article argues that the British government's deliberate exclusion of international law from colonial counterinsurgencies allowed the army to suppress opponents with little restraint. TheExpand
From Direct Rule to Motorman: Adjusting British Military Strategy for Northern Ireland in 1972
The British campaign in Northern Ireland in the early 1970s is often portrayed as consistent in its repressive character and its failure to successfully relate military means to political ends. ThisExpand
Soldiers in the Court Room: The British Army's Part in the Kenya Emergency under the Legal Spotlight
In April 2011, civil proceedings were launched in the High Court in London concerning alleged torture during the Mau Mau Emergency in Kenya, from 1952 to 1960. In this on-going case, the claimantsExpand