Countering Insurgency in the Muslim World : Rethinking U.S. Priorities and Capabilities

Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): David C. Gompert; John Gordon IV; Adam Grissom; David R. Frelinger; Seth G. Jones; Martin C. Libicki; Edward O'Connell; Brooke Stearns Lawson; Robert E. Hunter

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Type: Brief


This research brief summarizes a RAND report that analyzes insurgencies such as those in Afghanistan and Iraq and calls for a major shift in investment priorities to give the United States the capabilities it needs for effective counterinsurgency.