Corpus ID: 141600858

Leadership in Counterinsurgency: A Tale of Two Leaders

@article{Sullivan2007LeadershipIC,
  title={Leadership in Counterinsurgency: A Tale of Two Leaders},
  author={M. Sullivan},
  journal={Military review},
  year={2007},
  volume={87},
  pages={119}
}
This man is different from the rest of the Englishman whom we have seen so far, [in] that he listens attentively to the political organization of the Arabs and his questions show a depth in the subject, which is not present except with one who has in it a pleasure and a passion. --Dr. Sahbander on meeting T.E. Lawrence. (1) The answer lies not in pouring more troops into the jungle, but in the hearts and minds of the people. --General Sir Gerald Templer, Malaya, 1952. (2) THE IMPORTANCE OF… Expand
5 Citations
Western Strategic Thought and the Devaluation of Counterinsurgency
After 2006, counterinsurgency rose to prominence as the dominant paradigm in American and British thinking about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and for the presumed wars of the future.Expand
Counter-COIN: Counterinsurgency and the Preemption of Strategy
The notion of “counterinsurgency” (COIN) has for some years been the central concept driving military operations in Afghanistan, and before that, in Iraq. It constitutes the dominant idea influencingExpand
Whose Hearts and Whose Minds? The Curious Case of Global Counter-Insurgency
Abstract Traditionally regarded as a secondary activity in military thinking and practice, the notion of counter-insurgency (COIN) has undergone a remarkable renaissance. This analysis traces theExpand
Deconstructing counter-insurgency: COIN discourse and the devaluation of strategy
Observers have begun to scrutinize the prominence of counter-insurgency (COIN) in the military, security and political discourse of the major Western powers, questioning whether COIN's preceptsExpand
America's Dirty Wars: Irregular Warfare from 1776 to the War on Terror
This book examines the long, complex experience of American involvement in irregular warfare. It begins with the American Revolution in 1776 and chronicles big and small irregular wars for the nextExpand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 12 REFERENCES
Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam
Invariably, armies are accused of preparing to fight the previous war. In "Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife", Lieutenant Colonel John A. Nagl - a veteran of both Operation Desert Storm and theExpand
The war of the running dogs : how Malaya defeated the Communist guerrillas 1948-60
'The story of the first all-out struggle in Asia between Communism and the West, vividly told in an exciting and engrossing book' Sunday Express Only three short years after the end of the JapaneseExpand
The Malayan Emergency
About the book: Chin Peng is the longest-serving Secretary-General of a Communist Party, having served continuously from 1947 to present. He led his party into the Malayan Emergency, and latterly toExpand
Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies: Guerrillas and their Opponents since 1750
Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies explores how unconventional warfare tactics have opposed past and present governments all over the world, from eighteenth-century guerrilla warfare to theExpand
Seven Pillars: Which Version?
  • The Journal ofthe T. E. Lawrence Society Vol XV,
  • 2006
What Did the Arab Revolt Contribute to the Palestine Campaign? An Assessment.
  • The Journal ofthe T. E. Lawrence Society Vol XV,
  • 2006
A Prince ofour Disorder: The Life ofT.E. Lawrence
  • 1998
Seven Pillars ofWisdom: A Triumph
  • New York: Anchor Books,
  • 1926
With Lawrence in Arabia
...
1
2
...